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Vakatama

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

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

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Vakatama AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1181 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra MakefuNiue Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 30 September 1915 AWMM Makefu, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Tiahi (wife), Makefu, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1181 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
    Age 19 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
    • 30 September 1915 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 5 inches AWMM
    • 30 September 1915 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      135 pounds AWMM
    • 14 July 1916 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand on the Arawa AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      135 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked, 4 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 15 March 1916.
    Admitted to hospital, Cairo, 31 March 1916 (gastro enteritis); transferred to E C Hospital, Zeitoun, 23 April 1916.
    Discharged to duty, 10 May 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria on HT 'Ivernia' for Marseilles, France, 20 May 1916.
    Attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 3 June 1916.
    Marched out of NZ Base Depot for England, 4 June 1916; marched in to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board SS 'Arawa', 14 July 1916; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active service), 27 October 1916.
    Total war service 1 year 28 days (of which 213 days were abroad). AWMM
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM

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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: 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
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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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