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Rongoihaere Rikihana

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 38 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 38 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rongoihaere AWMM
  • Surname
    Rikihana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Harry Dickson AWMM
    • Rongoihaore AWMM
    • Dickson Harry AWMM
    • Harry Rongoihaene Rikihana Dickson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19699 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1894 AWMM TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 6 March 1917 AWMM Ngawaro, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Rikihana Tari (father), Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 April 1917 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19699 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 10 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Gassed AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Tubercular AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Phthsis AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Influenza and pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Rikihana Tari (Dickson) and Aorewi, of Tauranga.

    The newspaper reported he died on the launch whilst crossing to Matapihi, the service record notes he died suddenly on the Tauranga wharf.

    Served as Harry Dickson. Listed at Archives New Zealand as DICKSON, Harry - [a.k.a. RIKIHANA, Rongoihaore]. Name incorrectly spelt on Military Personnel File as Rongiohaore. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    13 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Matapihi, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Takoto mai ra e Pa i roto i te ringa kaha o To Matou Matua Nui I Te Rangi. Always to be remembered by your niece Te Ngaro, your nephew Tau and all your hundreds of grand nieces/nephews and their whanau. Arohanui mai Nga Uri a Ngawiki raua ko Turiri Rikihana.
    Public - Pua. Taikato (Mrs) - Other Relative - 21 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2015Pua. Taikato (Mrs)Tauranga, NZOther Relative

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