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Apiata Apanui

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  • Service number
    • WWI 16/561 AWMM
    • WWI 16/561A AWMM
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    • Apiati AWMM
    • Apiata Konea APANUI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Death BMD NZ Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
    • Post WWI: Officer Reserves; WWII: Home Guards - Tairawhiti Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 18 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 18 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Apiata AWMM
  • Surname
    Apanui AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Apiati AWMM
    • Apiata Konea APANUI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Death BMD NZ Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/561 AWMM
    • WWI 16/561A AWMM
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1895 Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Kahukura, Tikitiki, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 29 June 1915 AWMM Kahukura, New Zealand AWMM
    • WWII: Whakaangiangi, Te Araroa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Renata Pohatu (uncle), Kahukura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1920 married Kararaina Teowaina Rangihuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
    • Post WWI: Officer Reserves; WWII: Home Guards - Tairawhiti Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/561 AWMM
    • WWI 16/561A AWMM
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    • 1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
    • 1941-1945 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion Military Personnel file

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 1915 Military Personnel file
      Trained at Narrowneck Camp. AWMM
    • Aug 1917 Military Personnel file
      No. 2 Office Cadet Battalion. Officer's training at Pembroke College, Cambridge. AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 29 June 1915 NZEF Nom. Roll, Vol I.
      Age 20 AWMM
      Labourer/Civilian NZEF Nom. Roll, Vol I.
      KahukuraWaikato NZEF Nom. Roll, Vol I.
    • 4 Feb 1915 at Avondale, discharged-reported to be too young
      12 June 1915 at Kahukura, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WWII: Shepherd Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 2 AWMM
    • July 1917 reported as wounded Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • 2nd Lieutenant Public - Te Upokowhakamutunga Hone Matuakore - Other Relative - 8 May 2015 - As told to me by Apiata Apanui himself. I also have his medals with his rank stamped on them.

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Serial Number is recorded as 16/561 in Nominal Rolls, as 16/561 in Archives New Zealand.

    Name incorrectly spelt at Apiati on Nominal Roll. Correctly spelt in Military Personnel File. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 February 1980 Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
    • 1980 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - BMD NZ Records
    • 5 February 1980 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    85yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 March 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Kia ora Papa, was wonderful to find you here in the museum xx you got heaps of mokos lol
    Public - Lise - Direct descendant - 22 May 2022
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  • So proud to be your mokopuna, so blessed to have your love and guidance growing up. Memories of us sitting on the front verandah each morning - you peeling the veges for the day with your pocket knife that was with you all through the war whilst telling us about your life, time spent in your amazing garden, going to the sale yards, watching you with your dog Peg, never letting our parents growl at us and so much more are so precious and etched in my memories of you forever that I always tell my kids about. Arohanui ki a koe Papa xxx
    Public - Donna - Direct descendant - 3 April 2022
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  • My great grandfather, I have recently discovered!! My aunty gave me a family tree with some information on it, I am so happy to discover more about Apiata online.
    Public - Alia - Direct descendant - 1 June 2021
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  • Moe mai ra e te Papa..Can remember spending time with Papa as a child, so lucky to live close by and spend time with him!
    Public - Paora - Direct descendant - 13 April 2016
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  • Kei roto tonu koe i nga mahara o to whanau whanui ake. E kore koe e warewaretia.
    Public - Te Upokowhakamutunga Hone Matuakore - Other Relative - 8 May 2015
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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22 November 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
22 May 2022Lise AucklandDirect descendant
03 April 2022DonnaWest Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
01 June 2021AliaNZDirect descendant
13 April 2016PaoraRuatoriaDirect descendant

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