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Rikihana Carkeek

Private Rikihana Carkeek, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 30 September 1915 p045. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19150930-45-2.

Private Rikihana Carkeek, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 30 Septembe …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rikihana AWMM
  • Surname
    Carkeek AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rikihaua AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/256 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 304 Tinakori Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Maraea Rikihana, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


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  • War
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  • Service number
    WWI 16/256 AWMM
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    WW1 Clerk AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • His memoirs were published in 2003 as 'Home little Maori home : a memoir of the Maori contingent 1914-1916'

    His sons Maukiao Carkeek (804674) and Rikihana Carkeek (27441) both saw active serive in WW2 (Public source 6/01/2015)

    Wounded Gallipoli, returned to Gallipoli. Injured France, fractured leg, hosp UK, influenza, returned NZ SS Westmoreland. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1963 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • thank you great grandad
    im 14
    Public - mackenzie - Other relative - 28 August 2018
  • Thank you Great Grandad x
    Public - Coralie - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017
  • I liked your book. You are very brave!
    Public - The Unicorn - 10 February 2015



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28 August 2018mackenzienew Zealand wellington Other relative
25 April 2017CoralieWairarapaDirect descendant
10 February 2015The Unicornwellington nzOther

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