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Henry Wi Waka Wi

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Wi Waka AWMM
  • Surname
    Wi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    19474 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Wi Kio (father), Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    19474 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Sling Camp, England AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW1 22 September 1916 AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Wi Kio and Rangiahua Kio, of Te Kuiti, New Zealand.

    Private Wi joined the Maori (Pioneer) Battalion on 14 September 1917 at Bournonville.

    At the beginning of December 1917 Wi fell ill, suffering from debility. His health did not improve and he was transferred to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 11 December. This illness developed into pneumonia, and he died of this disease on 8 February 1918. (Church, p.177) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 February 1918 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 3, Grave 12 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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

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