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Ben Kiri

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ben AWMM
  • Surname
    Kiri AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/640 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1894 Public - Mike - Researcher - 16 December 2015 - Military file
  • Place of birth
    Victoria Valley, Northland, New Zealand Public - Mike - Researcher - 16 December 2015 - Military file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    c/o Post Office, Victoria Valley Public - Mike - Researcher - 16 December 2015 - Military file
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Karepa (mother), Victoria Valley, Mongonui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/640 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmhand Public - Mike - Researcher - 16 December 2015 - Military file
  • 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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  • Ben Kiri was the son of Kiri and Taukiri Herora, of Awanui, Northland, New Zealand. Born at Mangonui, Northland. Served in Egypt, 1916, and on the Western Front, 1916-17. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    MatamataWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    24 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Paperspast portal via National Library of New Zealand; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19181204.2.21?page=3&query=vivian+o%27callaghan
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matamata Public Cemetery, Peria Road, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM Block 2. No. 22. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    "Lance-Corporal Ben Kiri, 16/640, died on 28th November. ' Deceased was 24 years of age and single, his next-of-kin being Mrs. T. Karepa, Victoria Valley, Mangonui County." Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Paperspast portal via National Library of New Zealand; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19181204.2.21?page=3&query=vivian+o%27callaghan
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 December 2018SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
16 December 2015MikeMatamataResearcher

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