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Joseph Tairua

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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.
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Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Forenames
    • Joseph AWMM
    • Joseph Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Surname
    • Tairua AWMM
    • Tairua Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Ingoa
    Joseph Tairua Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Also known as
    Jo-seph Tairua AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/113 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Iwi
    Whakatohea Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Hapū
    Ngati Patu Moana Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Waka
    Mataatua Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Rohe
    Opotiki Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 AWMM OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Waiaua, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Apanui Tairua (father), Waiaua, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/113 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Apanui Tairua, of Waiaua, Opotiki.

    Accidentally killed (aeroplane accident). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 February 1919 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, England AWMM C. 382. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Returned to visit my Tipuna with my partner in June 2018, layed a Paua Shell collected from our Moana.
    Public - wayne - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018
  • joseth was brother to my grt grandmother (Mihitaina)plan to visit his grave site in england with my son wilson in june this yr

Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
10 July 2018waynenew zealandDirect descendant
25 April 2017WAYNEWhakatane, New ZealandDirect descendant