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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
    Talauta AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1162 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Mutalau Niue Island Public - Ofaligi Palua Lui - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - My mother ilatagaloa & My nana (Talauta's Daughter) who advised us of this
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alise (wife), Mutalau, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1162 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farming in Niue Island ....Coconut & Taro Farming Public - Ofaligi Palua Lui - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - MUm & granma talking about it
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • 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

Roll of Honour

Remember Talauta by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Talauta

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  • Leaving a note & tribute My great grandfather Talauta My nana siagomana Talauta Molesi's father We never met you but we always remember you and all the Niue Toa who left Niue to help our NZ brothers & sisters in the battlefield. Nakai nimo ha Toa a Niue...manatu he aho tumau Today Anzac Day 102 yrs since ww1 & we will continue to come to the dawn service in memory of you and all the fallen soldiers of Niue..of Aotearoa...of the World...also for those who still serve we can have Peace. Ofania mo figita Ofaligi Jnr xoxoxo
    Public - Ofaligi Palua Lui - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017
  • Thank you so much Great Granpa Talauta for being a freedom fighter in the WW!...thank you for leaving your Niue Island to be part of a NATION fighting for freedom of people in the world..We will always remember our Niue Soldiers in the Maori Battalion of the NZ Army..God Bless you and all the other soldiers that fought along side you all..your Great Great Grandson Juniour is proud to learn that you are one of the soldiers that fought for freedom of people today he came to pay respect to the soldiers of the War and learnt that his own Great Great Granfathers you and Tomasi were both Niue soldiers representing NZ in the Maori Battalion of World War 1..God Bless you our Niue Soldiers for standing up for Freedom with NZ and Australia in the ANZAC army..We will always remember your sacrifice with all the other soldiers to give us all Freedom..Amen and thankyou endlessly for your heart to be p
    Public - Ofaligi - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • 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. (2015). Niue 1774-1974 : 200 years of conflict and change. Dunedin, New Zealand : Otago University Press. 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
    • 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
25 April 2017Ofaligi Palua Lui Auckland Direct descendant
25 April 2015Ofaligi Auckland New ZealandOther Relative

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