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Edward Renata Muhunga Broughton

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.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …


  • 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
    Omahu, Hastings, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 5 April 2024 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Wiremu Te-Muhunga Paratee Broughton and Atiria Hauwaho Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 5 April 2024 - Military Record
  • 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
    • Pre 19 March 1902 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 23 September 1916 AWMM Unknown Marital Status AWMM
    • He had a son named Wiremu Muhunga Rangi Broughton born 1909 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 5 April 2024 -


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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

    Father was named William Muhunga Broughton. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    9 May 1955 Australian Dictionary of Biography
    MelbourneVictoria Australian Dictionary of Biography
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    Fawkner Cemetery Australia AWMM
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  • In Memory of Mum's Uncle Tip.
    Public - Bev - Direct descendant - 18 May 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 April 2024Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
30 July 2018LorraineNZResearcher
18 May 2016BevNapier, New ZealandDirect descendant

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