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Wharekete Te Ngaio

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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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Wharekete AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Ngaio AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/42 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1891 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Mahia, HB, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Hemi & Materua te Ngaio Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Opoutama, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Materua te Ngaio (mother), Opoutama, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • father - Mr Hemi Te Ngaio of Opoutama Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Galipoli, & Egyptian EF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/42 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 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 # 512910 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Medals

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 3 Oct 1914 at Wairoa, HB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for G C Ormond of Mahia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 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
    • Aug 1915 - wounded elbow. Readmitted to Hospital Jan 1916 with Rheumatism. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
    • Mar 1916 - seriously ill, 24/3/1916 died of Spiral Meningitis Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 March 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Shoubra Hospital near Cairo, Egypt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM F. 15. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 717 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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23 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher