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James Tua

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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
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Tua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Timi Tuawaerenga AWMM
    • James Tua AWMM
    • Whakamarau Tuawaerenga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/480 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 October 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    16 October 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Marton, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Areta Tuawaerenga (aka Tuatini) was his mother Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hangatiki, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Areta Tuatini (mother), Hangatiki, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - ANZAC Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/480 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    Plaque & Scroll # 513298 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    16 Waikato Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 12 Nov 1914 at Avondale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for Hoffamn of Hangitiki, King Country, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 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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  • Son of Areta Tuatini and Tua Hemara, of Hangatiki, Waitomo AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 August 1915 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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Ngāti Maniapoto's WW1 Memorial, Te Tokanganui-a-noho Marae, Te Kuiti AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 735 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 October 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
03 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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