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Tuoro Vavia

  • Service number
    WWI 19345 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Vavia Tuoro AWMM
    • Vavia Tuoro Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Military personnel File
  • Forenames
    • Tuoro AWMM
    • Vaviapapaia / Vavia Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Surname
    • Vavia AWMM
    • Tuoro / Tuoroia Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Ingoa
    Vaviapapaia Tuoroia Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Also known as
    • Vavia Tuoro AWMM
    • Vavia Tuoro Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Service number
    WWI 19345 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Protestant (London Missionary Society) Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Military Personnel File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    MitiaroCook Islands Cook Islands WW1 Project
  • Date of birth
    18th March 1895 Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    He had 3 brothers Parengo, Makara Kainuku, Potoru and 3 sisters Upokongaa, Makiupoko, Tanekaveao. Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Address before enlistment
    Atai Mitiaro Cook Islands Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Tuorio Vavia (father), Mitiaro, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
    • Tuoroia / Tuoro Tetumuenua (father)
      Teuira i te tui o te ra Taunga (mother)
      Atai Mitiaro
      Cook Islands Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Family Genealogy
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19345 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    19 years Public - MATA - Other Relative - 1 April 2015 - Military Personnel File

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Atiu, Cook Islands AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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01 April 2015MATAAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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