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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Pulemoana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pulemoana Lasika AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1121 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 Military personnel file LakepaNiue Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Lakepa, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Falani (father), Lakepa, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1121 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 1915 Military personnel file Settler/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served as Pulemoana in WW1 and is named as Pulemoana Lasika on the Lakepa Memorial. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    19 April 1974 Military personnel file
    Age 81 AWMM
    Military personnel file
  • 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
    • Lakepa War Memorial, Niue AWMM
    • Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Pulemoana

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  • A dear great grandfather spoken about with such fondness and love by all of our relatives, the stories keep his memory alive. He was the father of my maternal grandmother, Losaline Pulemoana Kasupene. Loved and remembered each year on Anzac day and always we are so grateful for your service, sacrifice and commitment to our fanau.
    Public - Julie - Direct descendant - 13 July 2022

  • To our dear great grandpa - Pulemoana Lasika - it is with great honour respect adoration and praise that you served in WW1 from 1914 to 1918 - in the NZ (maori) Pioneer Battalion - my family and I are graftified and grateful that your life was given to serve - and I am certain that you lived a full and wonderful life - then sadly flew to heaven on the 19th April 1974 - my family and I leave our blessings with you...

    Your Family - in love xox
    Denise Joseph
    Jose Hegotule
    Hope Joseph
    Faith Joseph
    Zachariah Joseph ❤️
    Public - Denise - Other relative - 23 April 2020
  • Dear great great great grandfather thank you for serving.your daughter was amazing.I wish I got to see you. but i know we will meet in heaven one fine day! love hope,luka,julie and sam and your granddaughter linda xxxx
    Public - hope - Direct descendant - 3 June 2017
  • Pulemoana Lasika, even though we did not meet, you left your treasure memories with your families near and far. It was an honor to be part of the commeration of 100 year service that you served in the Maori Pioneer. We will love you always great grandpa. Your family, grand child - Tafusi and Faiola, great gran - Andrew, Yvonne Sionemale, Karen, Sonia, Motutau Paulo Puleheloto, Cynthia, Motofaga Valiana, Fai, Lisi, Canoe Vakaheketaha, Young Junior, Danisha and great great gran - Rankin Sionemale, Lydia, Paul Puleheloto, Aljay, Tiana Taifinofu, Ifiola, Vaka, Pakau, Vailama Taifinofu, Seforana, Tafusi Valiana, and Rylie Taifinofu. xxxxxxx
    Public - Sonia - 2 May 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: 4 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 July 2022Julie Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
23 April 2020DenisePerth Other relative
03 June 2017hopeauckland new zealandDirect descendant
02 May 2015SoniaNew ZealandOther

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