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Etera Saddler Ahuriri

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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.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Etera Saddler AWMM
  • Surname
    Ahuriri AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/562 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 June 1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 29 January 1915 AWMM C/o Lady Carroll, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM C/o Lady Carroll, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Rukeruke Ahuriri, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Rukeruke Ahuriri, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16/562 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      152 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Gallipoli bronchitis and dysentery AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Convalescence in New Zealand AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Diagnosed with chronic pulmonary disease 1919 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 24 June 1919 AWMM
    No longer physically fit for war service on account of illness contracted on active service AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served 4 years 147 days.

    Nephew of Lady Carroll

    There is a reference to Etra Ahuriri in the letters of Trooper R.J. Newton, copies of which are held in the Museum Library.

    Another listed with this service number BABBINGTON, Hatea - WW1 16/562 - Army AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1981 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne 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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  • Etera is my Grandfather or as our whanau knew him as nanny pop. I, just like so many of the family are very proud of nanny pop for his service in the armed forces. Love you and miss you xoxo
    Public - maureen elizabeth - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • I am so happy to finally find out something more about my Grandfather! All I have is a photograph of my Grandfather taken in Egypt next to the pyramids with 3 or 4 other men. Thank you for sharing this precious taonga, it has definitely made my day Hei kona!
    Public - Lianne Marie - Sibling - 24 April 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2015maureen elizabethgisborne new zealandOther Relative
24 April 2015Lianne MarieWellington, New ZealandSibling