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Tutu Wi Repa

Identity

  • Title
    Major Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Forenames
    Tutu AWMM
  • Surname
    Wi Repa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wirepa AWMM
    • Reginald Tutu Taonga WiRepa (aka Jackson) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    39149 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    East Coast/Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    23 July 1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Te Araroa, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    • son of Frederick Stanley Jackson & Horowai Henderson
      whangai (adopted) child of Dr Tutere WiRepa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - research
    • Brother to Everard Stanley, Mary Whati, Sydney Freyberg (Bully) and Irwin Kotau o te Rangi JACKSON Public - Horowai - Direct descendant - 23 January 2019 - Grandaughter of Tutu Wi Repa.
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Wi Repa (wife), Waiomatatini, Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • married Mary Baker (Ngati Porou/Rongowhakaata) and had 2 children Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
    • Tutu and Mary had six children - Rongowhakaata, Frances, Doctor (Doc), Christopher, Irwin and Morgan. Public - Horowai - Direct descendant - 23 January 2019 - Grandaughter

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Middle East & Italy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st 28th Maori Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    39149 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    25 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded once. Brother of Lieutenant Everard Jackson and Major Sydney (Bully) Jackson, who both served with the 28 Maori Battalion.

    Embarled with the Fourth Reinforcements. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    6 October 1983 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Age at death
    68 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Tutu Wi Repa by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Tutu Wi Repa

Leave a note

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  • Dear Papa,

    You are always in our thoughts at this time of the year. We thank you for what you did for us and our Country. We miss you and love you. Arohanui Horowai and all your mokopuna. xx
    Public - Horowai - Direct descendant - 22 April 2020
  • Tēnei au tō mokopuna tuarua i te tau 2019 e tuku mihi ki a koe e te Pāpā. Kei te kura ahau e rangahau ana i a koe mō tētahi o aku mahi kura e pā ana ki ngā kaupoi o te Kamupene C.
    Ko Taipari Tutu Taonga Wi Repa taku ingoa, he mokopuna nā Morgan, he tama nā Morgan tuarua. Tekau mā rua taku pakeke.
    Moe mai rā i tō moenga roa e te Pāpā, e kore koe e warewaretia.
    Public - Taipari Tutu Taonga - Direct descendant - 25 July 2019
  • We love and miss you. Arohanui your granddaughter Horowai x
    Public - Horowai - Direct descendant - 3 March 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.523 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 July 2019Taipari Tutu TaongaTe AraroaDirect descendant
03 March 2017HorowaiTauranga, Nz Direct descendant
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