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Niotamanu Uru

Headstone, Tangauru Niotamanu, Papakura South Cemetery (photo provided by Sarndra Lees September 2012) - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Headstone, Tangauru Niotamanu, Papakura South Cemetery (photo provided by Sarndra Lees September 201 …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Niotamanu AWMM
  • Surname
    Uru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Uru Niotamanu AWMM
    • Tangauru Niotamanu AWMM
    • Tangauru Tu Nio-Tamanu AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 84526 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1900 AWMM AtiuCook Islands Cook Islands WW1 Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Niotamanu Kimiangatau (father), Atiu, Cook Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 84526 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 June 1918 AWMM Planter/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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Biographical information

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  • Listed at Archives New Zealand as Uru Niotamanu.

    Listed on the Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga, as 'Pte Niotaman U'. Source: WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project.

    Did not embark overseas on active service. The soldiers who enlisted in the 4th & 5th contingents did not leave New Zealand due to the armistice.

    Next of Kin/Family member/s: Niotamanu Kimiangatau (Father), Teremona Tangauru (Son)

    Notes: Not listed on the Atiu cenotaph April 2019 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    22 October 1995 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    PapakuraAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura South (Gatland Road, Drury) Cemetery, Gatland Road, Drury, Papakura District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • ‘Finding Our Way Back to Atiu’, Parts 1 -4, Cook Islands Television News/Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project, 2019 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project AWMM

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