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Renata Pohatu

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New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Renata AWMM
  • Surname
    Pohatu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Re-nata Pohatu AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/34 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Te Aitanga a Mahaki & Rongowhakaata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Research
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1886 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1886 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Eru and Mere Pohatu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Eru Pohatu, Muriwai, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • husband of Pitaea Pohatu.
      father of 3 children Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/34 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 510616 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shearer & Bushman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    28yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record

Embarkations

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Renata Pohatu was the son of the late Eru and Mere Pohatu; husband of Pitaea Pohatu. Also served in Egypt and Gallipoli. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM II. E. 39. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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11 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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