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Rata Brass

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Rata AWMM
    • Rata Public - Mary-jane - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family Cematey
  • Surname
    • Brass AWMM
    • Brass Public - Mary-jane - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family Cematey
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/313 AWMM
    • WW1 16/313 Public - Mary-jane - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Gravestone thing
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Mary-jane - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Family Cematey
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ahipara, Mangonui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mere Paraihe (mother), Ahipara, Mangonui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/313 AWMM
    • WW1 16/313 Public - Mary-jane - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Gravestone thing
  • 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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 February 1919 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Ngatotoiti (Ahipara Maori Cemetery), Wainui Road, off Kaitaia-Awaroa Road, west of Kaitatia, Far North AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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14 January 2020Mary-janeAustralia Other relative
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