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Rikihana Carkeek

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Detail of group portrait of NCOs, July 1917 including Ruakirikiri Pakura, third row from back, third from right. - No known copyright restrictions

Detail of group portrait of NCOs, July 1917 including Ruakirikiri Pakura, third row from back, third …

Identity

  • 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
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/256 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
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1963 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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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  • 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

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 111 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Carkeek, R. (2003). Home little Maori home : a memoir of the Maori contingent 1914-1916. Wellington, N.Z.: Totika Publications. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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