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Whiro Wiki

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Pte. Whiro Wiki, of Kawakawa, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 27 July 1916 p044. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19160727-44-19. No known copyright.

Pte. Whiro Wiki, of Kawakawa, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 27 July …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Whiro AWMM
  • Surname
    Wiki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Whiro Wiki AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1291 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 October 1894 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 October 1915 AWMM Motatau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hohana Wiki (mother), Karatu, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1291 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 29 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    Narrow NeckDevonport 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      164 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      July 1916 wounded right thigh AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from generalised tuberculosis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs. Hohana Wiki, of Pokere, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1918 AWMM
    Walton-on-ThamesSurrey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM II. A. 2. 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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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: 2 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait 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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