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Wahanui Kaaka

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  • Service number
    • WWI 16/331 AWMM
    • WWII 3/1375 AWMM
    • WWII: 3/1357 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: Home Guard Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Wahanui AWMM
  • Surname
    Kaaka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/331 AWMM
    • WWII 3/1375 AWMM
    • WWII: 3/1357 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Kao, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Tewiki Harawira Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kao, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Tewiki Harawira, Awanui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: Home Guard Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/331 AWMM
    • WWII 3/1375 AWMM
    • WWII: 3/1357 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Military service
    WWI: 1914-1919 ; WWII: 1942-1943 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs 10mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 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
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 January 1955 Public Source
  • Date of death
    11 January 1955 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    61yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Te Kao, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 February 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 381 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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16 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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