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Tagimau

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Headstone, Magiagi Cemetery, Apia, Samoa (photo B. Ralston 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Magiagi Cemetery, Apia, Samoa (photo B. Ralston 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Tagimau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Togimau AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1143 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1887 Military personnel file AlofiNiue Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 29 September 1915 AWMM Alofi, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Niuloa (father), Alofi, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1143 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 29 September 1915 Military personnel file
    Age 28 AWMM
    Settler/Civilian Military personnel file
    AlofiNiue Military personnel file
  • 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
    • 29 September 1915 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • 29 September 1915 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      151 pounds AWMM
    • 29 September 1915 AWMMDental, WWI AWMM
      Normal AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1958 Military personnel file
    Age 64 AWMM
    SamoaPacific Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Magiagi Cemetery, Apia, Samoa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • 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: 3 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
    • 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
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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