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Kahutia Kiripatea

Gravestone at Rotorua Cemetery for 16/167 Albert Kiripatea. No Known Copyright.
Gravestone at Rotorua Cemetery for 16/167 Albert Kiripatea. … Read more


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kahutia AWMM
  • Surname
    Kiripatea AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Albert Kiri AWMM
    • Albert Hoani Kiripatea AWMM
    • Albert Kiri AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/167 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 September 1890 Whanau informant Mokoia IslandLake Rotorua Whanau informant
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre Nov 1914 AWMM 4 Selwyn Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Manu Tuki (brother), Matata, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/167 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 November 1914 Military personnel file
    Age 23 AWMM
    Blacksmith/Civilian Military personnel file
    Military personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Patate Paratomeo (also known as Merepaea Paratomeo), she was living at Matata and so was Manu Tuki (20616), her second son to go to war.

      He served as Albert Kiri and signed the Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent in 1915 as A. Kiri. The name on his headstone is A.H. Kiripatea. His son notes his name is Kahutia Kiripatea.

      Manu, his brother, is named as next kin on the Embarkation Roll and his name was misspelled as Maku. AWMM
    • Albert Hoani Kiripatea Public - Te Rangikaheke - Child - 16 July 2015 - Personal knowledge of my father. He also had the name Kahutia Kiripatea. He enlisted as Albert Harold Kiri.
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About death

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  • Death
    29 October 1967 Whanau informant
    Age 81 AWMM
    Whanau informant
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Block 6 Section RSA Plot 317 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Kahutia Kiripatea

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  • Always remembered , never forgotten. Your great granddaughter - Dionne Arotia Kerrigan-Pele
    Public - Dionne - Direct descendant - 14 October 2016
  • Ka nui te mihi ki a koe e Pa, raua ko to teina Manuhuia Tukihaukore. Na Te Rangikaheke
    Public - Te Rangikaheke (Ivin) - Child - 23 April 2015
  • My thoughts are with you during this momentous period in time, your grandson Kevin Kiri
    Public - Kevin - Other Relative - 13 April 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 397 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM


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14 October 2016DionneRotoruaDirect descendant
16 July 2015Te RangikahekeRotoruaChild
23 April 2015Te Rangikaheke (Ivin)RotoruaChild
13 April 2015KevinBrisbane AustraliaOther Relative
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