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George Rangitikei Rewa

Private G. R. Rewa, Maori Contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 12 August 1915 p040. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Private G. R. Rewa, Maori Contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Rangitikei AWMM
  • Surname
    Rewa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Ran-gitikei Rewa AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/115 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
    Unknown AWMM Ohinepanea, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hori Rewa, Motiti, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/115 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 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Rewa was the son of the late Hori Rangitikei and Te Aurere Riritaki, of Motiti Island, Tauranga. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    31 August 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • 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
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Thank you for your service from the generations of family after you. You are my hero x
    Public - Laura - Other relative - 25 April 2020
  • Thankyou Koro
    Public - Mae Kaira - Other relative - 27 October 2018



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 August 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2020LauraWodongaOther relative
27 October 2018Mae KairaHamilton, New ZealandOther relative
19 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne NZResearcher

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