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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Fakahoa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1035 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1895 Military personnel file AlofiNiue Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Alofi, Niue AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Pose (father), Alofi, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    30 September 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1035 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 30 September 1915 Military personnel file Settler/Civilian Military personnel file
    AlofiNiue Military personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • 30 September 1915 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 6.5 inches AWMM
    • 30 September 1915 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      154 pounds AWMM
    • 30 September 1915 AWMMDental, WWI AWMM
      Normal AWMM
    • 30 September 1915 AWMMDistinguishing marks, WWI AWMM
      Scar on left leg from an accident AWMM
    • 14 July 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Marched out from Hornchurch, invalided to NZ on the Arawa AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He signed the Attestation form with "his mark", an X. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    20 March 1974 Public source
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Fakahoa

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  • Memories of you today granny as we stood in the Anzac Parade and remembered the service you gave for two countries Nuie and New Zealand.
    Love from your Grandsons Chris and Pose (Bos). Great grandchildren and wives. David (GG), Peni (wife), Maia (GG) also Chris wife (Bub) xxxx
    Public - Christopher - Direct descendant - 26 April 2022
  • I was talking about you the other day to my daughter. How I would walk with you down Queen street to remember those on Anzac day and, how I miss sitting with you listening to all the great stories you would tell me. I love and miss you Papa Hoa. All my love, your Granddaughter Dianna Sita.
    Public - Dianna Sita - Direct descendant - 5 March 2017
  • Thank you for your service great grandfather Fakahoa Motu. We love you, from the all the Viliko family and me your great grandson John.
    Public - John - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016
  • love you great grand father fakahoa. from your great grand daughter Mary-anna.
    Public - mary-anna - Other relative - 27 October 2015
  • Rest in peace to our Great grandfather, who served our country in 1914 with the Maori battalion NZ in the 3rd contingent We visit your grave at least 5 times a year, you were loved by all our Apelu family. Love your great granddaughter Kristal xo
    Public - Kristal - Other relative - 27 October 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2022ChristopherTe HaparaDirect descendant
05 March 2017Dianna SitaAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant
25 April 2016JohnAuckland, New Zealand Direct descendant
27 October 2015mary-annaauckland new zealandOther relative
27 October 2015KristalAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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