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Rangi Elers

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 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rangi AWMM
  • Surname
    Elers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/206 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Eti Elers (sister), Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/206 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Private AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • While I cannot find absolute proof this is him I would say from his known lifestyle this is probably his resting place. He was wounded 3 times in WW1 and from his army records was born in May 1893 so the above record of Boer war service could not have been him.
    ELLIS, UNKNOWN MALE
    Born Buried
    Type BURIAL Cemetery Name RANGATAUA
    Plot Block 3 Plot Row
    Plot Location 26
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    (DEATH)
    1944/31520 Ellis Rangi 44Y
    Public - Allan - Researcher - 9 August 2019
    Report 
  • Rangi, where were you buried?
    Public - Tony William - Direct descendant - 17 November 2015
    Report 

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 August 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher
17 November 2015Tony William Hastings, New ZealandDirect descendant
14 August 2015John ReidRotoruaOther Relative

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