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Aki

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Full portrait of two men, Private Aki standing, Reg No 19232, Maori Contingent (11th Reinforcements - Rarotongans). New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-A3315. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Aki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19232 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1887 AWMM RarotongaCook Islands AWMM
  • Date of birth
    1887 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Rarotonga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Etiki Teawa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Rarotonga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Etiki Teawa (father), Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian E F Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 11th Reinforcements, Rarotongans Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19232 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    27yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military record

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
    suffered from sciatica and lumbaco, July 1918 - invalided to NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - Military Record

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Manuka then transhipped to "Malwa" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    15 April 1964 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - https://www.facebook.com/susan.hanaray/posts/10207019526147309
  • Age at death
    77yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - https://www.facebook.com/susan.hanaray/posts/10207019526147309
  • Place of death
    Paengakopo, Cook Islands Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - https://www.facebook.com/susan.hanaray/posts/10207019526147309
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Paengakopo Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - https://www.facebook.com/susan.hanaray/posts/10207019526147309
  • Grave reference
    Section 128B Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 January 2017 - https://www.facebook.com/susan.hanaray/posts/10207019526147309
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
      44: 1 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait 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
      p.135 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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