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Rau Parata

  • Service number
    WWI 16/282 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Wharerua Parata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ (death) records
    • correction: Wharerau Parata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ (death) records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 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
  • Forenames
    Rau AWMM
  • Surname
    Parata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wharerua Parata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ (death) records
    • correction: Wharerau Parata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ (death) records
  • Service number
    WWI 16/282 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    18 May 1886 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Waikanae, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Winara Parata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Tata Parata, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1908 married Rangihuna Ererua (died 1912)
      father of 1 child at enlistment
      1919 married Herani Pene Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Westen European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/282 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 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 - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    27 yrs 6mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 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
    Jun 1916 hernia; May 1917 slightly wounded; Nov 1917 & Oct 1918 suffering from Influenza Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    5 December 1933 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    47yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Porirua, Wellington, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 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

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: 562 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. 3: 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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12 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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