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Hono Paufai

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Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (photo P Baker 2003) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (photo P Baker 2003) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hono AWMM
  • Surname
    Paufai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hono Paufai AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2078 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 September 1892 AWMM NiuePolynesia AWMM
    Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    179 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Louie Paufai (mother), Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 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 12/2078 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 Barber/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.75 inches AWMM
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      tattoo on left front forearm AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      GSW chest 1915 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from chest injuries and tubercular illness AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the late Pagetao and Fipe. Born Niue Island. Served in Egypt, 1915-16, and at Gallipoli.

    Listed at Archives New Zealand and the CWGC as Paufai Hono. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Prot. Soldiers Area A, Row 1, Grave 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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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Hono Paufai

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  • Hono Paufai is the only known Niuean who went to Gallipoli, 1915. I would like to hear from anyone who have information about Hono, in particular his working life in Auckland before he went to War and his Niue families.
    Public - Moira - 8 May 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 569 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald, 9 November 1918, p1. Death notice AWMM
    • Pointer, M. (2000). Tagi tote e loto haaku - My heart is crying a little : Niue Island involvement in the Great War, 1914-1918. Alofi, Niue ; Suva, Fiji: Government of Niue ; Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific. AWMM
    • Pointer, M. (2015). Niue 1774-1974 : 200 years of conflict and change. Dunedin, New Zealand : Otago University Press. 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • 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
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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16 October 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
08 May 2015Moira NiueOther

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