condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Robert Ngapo

-
Portrait of Lance Corporal Robert Ngapo. Image kindly provided by Tekau Framhein via Kees De Boer - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait of Lance Corporal Robert Ngapo. Image kindly provided by Tekau Framhein via Kees De Boer - …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Ngapo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bob AWMM
    • Ngapo Mareko AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1227 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    1 May 1892 AWMM Cook IslandsPolynesia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 30 September 1915 AWMM Victoria Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Kapatiau Tautu, Aituaki, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1227 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 30 September 1915 AWMM Cook/Military AWMM
    Narrow NeckDevonport AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded June 1917 AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Listed serving as Bob; the name Bob appears to have been added to attestation, signature is simply Ngapo. Named Robert by BDM and on the cemetery record AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    27 October 1921 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shortland Public Cemetery, Thames, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM Public Plot 2958 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Robert Ngapo by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Robert Ngapo

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Robert ngapo is my great great grandfather
    Public - zach - Direct descendant - 22 March 2018
    Report 
  • Robert is my great grandfather - His daughter was my father mother.
    Public - Craig - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      25: 2 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
    • 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 March 2018zachAucklandDirect descendant
14 September 2017CraigGoulburn AustraliaDirect descendant

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons License Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License