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Piri Ellison

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/265 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Pirihana Ellison Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 November 1888 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    9 November 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Waikanae Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Hera Ellison, Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Hera Ellison (wife), Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/265 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Aug 1915 - Gunshot wound to arm - invalided home; Sep 1915 invalided home Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded GS right arm Anzac Cove 9.8.15. Returned to NZ SS Willochra 25.9.15. Returned to duty Auckland, NZ 21.2.16.

    2nd deployment ex 1st Maori Contingent A company. Disembarked Suez 26.3.16. Disembarked Southampton 7.8.16. Left Sling for France 20.8.16. Returned NZ SS Westmoreland 6.4.19. Discharged 4.5.19. Served abroad 3yrs 230 days. (Ngati Turanga, R.Waaka, 17.1.21) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 March 1960 Public Source
  • Date of death
    10 March 1960 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    76yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Wellington, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Record # 19202 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • HMNZT 52.The bugle call of the 12th NZ Reinforcements : being the souvenir number of The Mokoia chronicle.(1916). On board ship: Published on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 52 "S.S. Mokoia". AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 214 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 26 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Iwi, Hapū, Rohe and additional whakapapa information kindly provided from “Ngāti Raukawa and 20th century wars. Ngā Pakanga o Te Ao. Participation, Price, and Post-War Experience.” Research conducted by Te Kenehi Teira and Heeni Collins (2022). Report commissioned by Crown Forestry Rental Trust, Wellington (Wai 2200 Porirua ki Manawatu Inquiry). AWMM
    • Iwi, Hapū, Rohe and additional whakapapa information kindly provided from “Ngāti Raukawa and 20th century wars. Ngā Pakanga o Te Ao. Participation, Price, and Post-War Experience.” Research conducted by Te Kenehi Teira and Heeni Collins (2022). Report commissioned by Crown Forestry Rental Trust, Wellington (Wai 2200 Porirua ki Manawatu Inquiry). AWMM

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27 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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