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Henare Waru

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Henare AWMM
  • Surname
    Waru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • W. Waru AWMM
    • Henare Warn AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/368 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 AWMM AhiparaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
    1891 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Ahipara, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Waru Puku, of Ahipara, Whangape, Hokianga, Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Care of J. W. Berghan, Ahipara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Waru Puku, Whangape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF 7 Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1 NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/368 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 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 # 518725 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 13 Nov 1914 at Avondale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    22 yrs 6mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 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
    08 Jun 1916 {Age unknown} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Waru Puku, of Ahipara, Whangape, Hokianga, New Zealand.

    Listed as W. Waru on the Hokianga Arch of Remembrance AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 June 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. A. 32. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Kohukohu Town Hall, 25 Beach Road, Kohukohu, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Thank you for your sacrifice Poppa Henare, we love you and we remember you
    Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • One hundred years have passed and you were just 22. Our freedom was gained thru your courage and sacrifice. My son is now 22 and I rejoice that I have him beside me because of what you gave up.
    Public - Malcolm - Other Relative - 15 April 2015
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020MeganMelbourne, AucklandDirect descendant
15 April 2015MalcolmAustraliaOther Relative

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