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Teipo Pai

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Gravestone, O'Neill's Point Cemetery provided by Kees De Boer - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone, O'Neill's Point Cemetery provided by Kees De Boer - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Teipo AWMM
  • Surname
    Pai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pai Teipo AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 84543 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 January 1899 Military Personnel File AtiuCook Islands Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 12 June 1918 AWMM Atiu, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mr T. Teipo (father), Atiu, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 84543 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 12 June 1918 AWMM
    Age 17 AWMM
    Planter/Civilian AWMM
    RarotongaCook Islands 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 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      136 pounds AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of phthisis AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Crossed out note on medical examination paper: 'this boy too young.'

    Listed on the Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga, as 'Pte Teipo P'. Source: WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project.

    Did not embark overseas on active service. The soldiers who enlisted in the 4th & 5th contingents did not leave New Zealand due to the armistice.

    Next of Kin/Family member/s: Ngapuna (Mother), Teipo (Father)

    Notes: Not listed on the Atiu cenotaph April 2019 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 February 1919 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Plot 137, Block G AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7824742
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • 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
    • ‘Finding Our Way Back to Atiu’, Parts 1 -4, Cook Islands Television News/Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project, 2019 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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