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Arapata Koti P. Whitau

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wright W.J. to Wrobleske F.W. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wright W.J. to Wrobleske F.W. (phot …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arapata Koti P. AWMM
  • Surname
    Whitau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/789 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 May 1887 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Raetihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hiria Parete,Teruapu, Temuka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/789 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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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. 33. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

Roll of Honour

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  • Thank you.... ARAPATA KOTI.P.WHITAU..... for both you and your brother.PUAKA WHITAU...for making the ultimate sacrifice. for citizenship and equity. for your Hapu, Whanau, Iwi. ki Te Wahi Poenanu..Aotearoa..N.Z. - our poua- grandfather, your brother, MUSSY TUAPAOA WHITAU returned home to Moeraki. to marry Mere Peti Gregory-Whitau. they had 7 siblings. KIA TAU TE RANGIMARIE E....R.I.P. with your tipuna..........
    Public - KOA - Other relative - 22 October 2016
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Sources

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22 October 2016KOApalmerston southOther relative

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