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Paku Tearikikaokore

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  • Service number
    WWI 19311 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Teariki Paku AWMM
    • Paku Teariki AWMM
    • Paku Teariki Kaokore AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
"Rarotongan soldiers at Narrow Neck camp" in The War Effort of New Zealand, edited by Lieutenant H.T.B. Drew Whitcombe and Tombs Limited, Wellington 1923. Unable to identify personnel but we believe this image is of the 2nd Rarotongan Contingent part of the 11th Maori Reinforcements (November 1916).

"Rarotongan soldiers at Narrow Neck camp" in The War Effort of New Zealand, edited by Lieutenant H.T …

No Known Copyright Restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paku AWMM
  • Surname
    Tearikikaokore AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Teariki Paku AWMM
    • Paku Teariki AWMM
    • Paku Teariki Kaokore AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19311 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 Cook Islands WW1 Project AtiuCook Islands Cook Islands WW1 Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Ratapu (mother), Atiu, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19311 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed on the Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga, as 'Pte Paku T'. Source: WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project. Listed on the Atiu cenotaph as "Teariki Paku"

    Headstone Location: Ngatiarua Village, Atiu. Headstone not on the grave.

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

Death

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  • Death
    1 March 1954 Military Personnel File
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ngatiarua Village, Atiu AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Atiu Cenotaph, Atiu, Cook Islands AWMM
    • Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

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Sources

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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
      44: 2 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • ‘Finding Our Way Back to Atiu’, Parts 1 -4, Cook Islands Television News/Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project, 2019 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project 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

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