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William George Whittington

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Zeerust Cup, front (Auckland War Memorial Museum 0337) - No known copyright restrictions - No known copyright restrictions

Zeerust Cup, front (Auckland War Memorial Museum 0337) - No known copyright restrictions - No known …

Tuakiri

  • Taitara
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    William George AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Whittington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
    2423 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
    Unknown AWMM Hargreaves Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
    Mrs Jane Whittington, Hargreaves Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna
    Pre 31 Poutūterangi 1900 AWMM Single AWMM

Ope taua

Ngā pakanga me ngā whawhai

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Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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  • Whakangungu ope taua
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Te urunga
    South Africa Unknown AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Shoemaker/Civilian AWMM
  • Mahi i mua i te ekenga waka
  • Pakeke i te whakaurunga

Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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Kōrero taurongo

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  • On nominal role as Private

    Father: George Whittington (last mention of him in the record is 1860's)

    Mother: Jane (died 7 April 1906, age 78)

    5th Contingent in South Africa: Arrival South Africa. Volunteers from No 11 Company (Auckland) became 1st NZ Battery, Rhodesian Field Artillery. Rest of contingent were re-organised into A, B, C & D Squadrons in South Africa. C Squadron split from the rest & joined the Kimberley flying column, based in Kimberley. A, B & D Squadrons joined the 2nd Brigade Rhodesian Field Force on 14/8/1900.

    Movements: Ottoshoop 16-20/8/1900 [action] en route to Zeerust

    Photo: Te Awamutu Museum ref: 516 / R23:5 of the 1st New Zealand 15-pounder Field Artillery Football Team, 1902

    Movements: Kaffir Kraal 24/10/1900 [action]

    Movements: Ventersdorp : 28/12/1900 - 23/1/1901

    Movements: Cyferfontein : Jan 1901-6/3/1901

    Movements: Ventersdorp

    Movements: Wildfontein 24/3/1901 [action]

    Member of the The Zeerust Cup Match, won by the “Right Section New Zealand Battery” in May 1901 while on active service in South Africa, was possibly New Zealand’s first representative rugby league match. A letter presented with the trophy noted that it was a token of friendship intended to remind the team of the happy days passed amongst the Zeerust folks.

    Possibly discharged in South Africa; asked for his discharge papers from South Africa in 1904

    Auckland Museum Boer War Display – photo of “section of the Auckland Fifth Contingent which left by the Mapourika”

    Not in New Zealand Cemetery Records AWMM
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Matenga

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    20 Paengawhāwhā 1911 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Rā i mate ai
  • Pakeke i te matenga
  • Wāhi Mate
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
  • Ingoa o te urupā
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
  • Pānui Matenga
  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga

Maumaharatanga

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  • Ingoa maumaharatanga

Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara William George Whittington mā te whakatakoto i te papi

Waiho atu he tuhinga

Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a William George Whittington

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Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • Hall, D.O.W. (c1949). The New Zealanders in South Africa 1899-1902. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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