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Arapeta Ahomiro

  • Service number
    WWI 16/156 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Arapeta Ahomira AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ maori Contingent & 31st Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Private A. Ahomiro, Maori Contigent. Wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 2 September 1915 p039. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19150902-39-35. No known Copyright.

Private A. Ahomiro, Maori Contigent. Wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arapeta AWMM
  • Surname
    Ahomiro AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arapeta Ahomira AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/156 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Ngati-Pikiao Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sooty/emaori1919.html
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1 June 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Puke, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Ngakuku Ahomiro Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    14 February 1915 AWMM Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Ahomiro Ngakuku, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ahomiro Ngakuku (father), Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1922 married Te Rehu Ngaki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
    • 1905 married Heni Hapeta (separated at time of enlistment) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli and 1918 in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ maori Contingent & 31st Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/156 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1915 & 1918-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 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 - 25 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown/Civilian AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 16 Oct 1914 at Rotorua
      16 Dec 1914 at Avondale
      12 July 1918 at Narrow Neck Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs & 30yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 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
    Aug 1915 wounded in action at Gallipoli; Invalided home Nov 1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Surname is recorded as Ahomiro in Nominal Rolls, as Ahomira in Archives New Zealand AWMM
    • The many friends of Arapeta Ahomiro will be pleased to learn that a message has been received from the Hon. W. P. Massey stating that he has been discharged from hospital convalescent. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - Te Puke Times, 9 November 1915
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1940 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    45yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 April 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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: 6 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      90: 11 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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