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Manu Tuki

Pte Manu Tuke of Matata, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 21 June 1917 p041. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19170621-41-35. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Pte Manu Tuke of Matata, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 21 June 1917 …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9th October 1896 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Tuki Haukore and his wife Merepaea Paratmeo Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Y.M.C.A., Auckland Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M. Brett (mother), Manawahe, Matata, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 May 1916 Military personnel file Telegraphist/Civilian Military personnel file
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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 Tuki Haukore and his wife Merepaea Paratomeo. Brother of Kahutia Kiripatea (A.H. Kiri) (16/167).

    New Zealand at the Front (a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

    Member of the Maori Pioneer Battalion attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company.

    43 members of the NZ (Maori) Pioneers served with the New Zealand Tunnelling Company and assisted in the late 1916 early 1917 preparations of the Arras caverns for the Battle of Arras. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Belgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Westhof Farm Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. B. 2. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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  • This is my great uncle tuki and only my nana has seen him before and that she said he died in a minefield. I've never met him
    Public - Isaiah - Other relative - 13 April 2017
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Sources

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10 June 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
13 April 2017IsaiahPalmerston North New ZealandOther relative

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