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Akuira Poata

Headstone, Whakarewarewa Village (photo K. de Boer 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Whakarewarewa Village (photo K. de Boer 2010) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Akuira AWMM
  • Surname
    Poata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19380 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19380 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
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cerebro spinal meningitis AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Pipi Poata and Akuira Poata, of Whakarewarewa.

    His grave is by the side of the house at 7 Hinganao Drive, Whakarewarewa AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    13 December 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Whakarewarewa Village, 7 Hinganao Drive, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

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  • Kei Wareware Tātou. Lest We Forget.
    Public - George - Other relative - 25 April 2020
  • Lest we forget



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25 April 2020George Rotorua. NZOther relative

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