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Herewini Aramakutu

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Private H. Aramakatu, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 30 September 1915 p045. No known Copyright.

Private H. Aramakatu, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 30 Sep …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OmaioBay of Plenty Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Teara Aramakutu of Te Araora Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Omaio, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Anderson (sister), Omaio, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/87 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 500337 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 1 Oct 1914 at Opotiki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for W Henare at Omaio Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      179 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Hamiora and Kakahuwai Aramakutu, Te Araroa, East Coast

    Killed in action 1am 7 August 1915 in night attack on Bauchop's Hill, during the August Offensive (Stowers).

    Reported 'wounded and missing', Anzac, 6 August 915.
    Now, 19 August 1915, reported 'Killed in action', 6 August 1915.

    Parents: Hamiora Aramakutu and Kakahuwai Aramakutu, Te Araroa, East Coast, Gisborne AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
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    ARAMAKUTU, Private, HEREWINI, 16/87. N.Z. Maori Contingent. Killed in action 6th August 1915. Age 27. Son of Hamiora Aramakutu and Kakahuwai Aramakutu, of Te Araroa, East Coast, Gisborne. 24. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 December 2015 - http://www.anzac.govt.nz/gallipoliguide/names/chunuk-bair.html
  • Memorial name
    Hinerupe Marae War Memorial, Te Araroa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 January 2016 - Research
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Memorials

Memorial

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    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM

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  • This man is my Great Grandmothers brother.
    Public - Te Au - Other relative - 13 March 2020

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