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Vaihola

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Name panels, Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery (provided by Paul Baker December 2012) - No known copyright restrictions

Name panels, Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery (provided by Paul Baker December 2012) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Vaihola AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Notknown Vaihola AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1179 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 Military personnel file AvateleNiue Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 1 October 1915 AWMM Avatele, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Moleni (father), Avatele, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1179 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1 October 1915 Military personnel file
    Age 19 AWMM
    Settler/Civilian Military personnel file
    AlofiNiue Military personnel file
  • 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
    • 1 October 1915 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 3.5 inches AWMM
    • 1 October 1915 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      129 pounds AWMM
    • 11 June 1916 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand on the Ulimaroa AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Pneumonia and peritonitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Moleni and Tupeaulo, of Avatele, Niue Island.

    Departed Alofi, Niue Island on 14 October 1915 on board SS Te Anau. (Pointer 2000, p. 13)

    Arrived Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand on 19 October 1915 (Pointer 2000, p. 18).

    Sailed from Alexandria, Egypt, to Marseilles, France, on board SS Ivernia on 20 May 1916. (Pointer 2000, p. 174)

    Sailed from England to New Zealand on board HT Corinthic on 17 June 1916. (Pointer 2000, p. 174)

    "The following day, 28 June, 16/1179 Private Vaihola of Avatele died of pneumonia and peritonitis and was buried as the ship reached the equator." (Pointer 2000, p. 59) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1916 Military personnel file
    Age 25 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
    • Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM
    • Avatele War Memorial, Niue AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      25: 4 AWMM
    • Pointer, M. (2000). Tagi tote e loto haaku - My heart is crying a little : Niue Island involvement in the Great War, 1914-1918. Alofi, Niue ; Suva, Fiji: Government of Niue ; Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific. AWMM
      Pointer, M. (2000). pp. 13, 18, 59, 138, 174. AWMM
    • Pointer, M. (2015). Niue 1774-1974 : 200 years of conflict and change. Dunedin, New Zealand : Otago University Press. AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. 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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