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Mekiora Akapita

  • Service number
    WWI 16/128 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Tuoro Pango AWMM
    • Tuoro Akapita Pango AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • 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.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mekiora AWMM
  • Surname
    Akapita AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tuoro Pango AWMM
    • Tuoro Akapita Pango AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/128 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Te Arawa AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Ngamihi Mekiora Akapita, Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/128 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • He has now been confirmed as the carver who created the Maori figures in the trench at Gallipoli. See Te Papa curator Puawai Cairns blog here: http://blog.tepapa.govt.nz/2015/07/03/marks-on-the-landscape-researching-the-maori-carvings-at-gallipoli/
    Public - Sarah - Researcher - 27 August 2015

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27 August 2015SarahChristchurchResearcher
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