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Edward Renata Muhunga Broughton

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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
    Edward Renata Muhunga AWMM
  • Surname
    Broughton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tip AWMM
    • Edward Re-nata Mu-hunga Broughton AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African 7277 AWMM
    • WWI 16/518 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 September 1884 Australian Dictionary of Biography FernhillHawkes Bay Australian Dictionary of Biography
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • South African Omahu, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 1915 AWMM
    • WW1 1915 AWMM
    • WW1 1916 AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Muhunga Broughton.

    First served in South Africa with the 9th Contingent, New Zealand Mounted Rifles

    Served in WWI at Gallipoli and the Western Front with the NZEF Maori (Pioneer) Battalion

    Emigrated to Melbourne in the early 1920's and enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in June 1940

    Transferred to the Army Camp Service in October, 1942, he was assigned to command the 8th Employment Company, which was comprised of refugees from Nazi persecution, all of which had volunteered for Army Service.

    A bust of Capt. Broughton is in the Jewish Museum of Australia AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    9 May 1955 Australian Dictionary of Biography
    Australian Dictionary of Biography
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  • Place of death
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • In Memory of Mum's Uncle Tip.
    Public - Bev - Direct descendant - 18 May 2016

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18 May 2016BevNapier, New ZealandDirect descendant
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