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William Waru

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 90), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 90), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Waru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 60615 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Koputauaki Bay please correct spelling not Koputawaki... Public - melba - 6 September 2020 - He is my Koro, they lived at our homestead in Koputauaki Bay Coromandel.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 W. Waru (father), Koputawaki, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
    • He had No issue, married my Gran Aunty Ratuira Maude Pirika (Nee Rekene) correct spelling please Public - melba - 6 September 2020 - They had no issue, they raised myself and other members of my sisters as whangai children. I was the youngest whangai child. Melba Muriel Pakinga
  • Relationship status
    Married Ratuira Maude Pirika ( nee Rekene, alias Nanamum) Public - melba - 6 September 2020 - Married my gran aunty in Coromandel


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60615 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • Our nanapop Mac Pirika married Maude lived at Koputauaki Bay, Coromandel died in Paeroa Mill Road. From TeAraroa whanau Aperaniko Urikore Makoare Mac Pirika, our nanapop.
    Public - melba muriel - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 September 2020melbaHuntlyOther
28 July 2017DougHamiltonResearcher
25 April 2017melba murielAucklandDirect descendant

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