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Ian Tawhai Kura Kohere

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  • Service number
  • Also known as
    • Tawhai Kohere AWMM
    • Tawhai Mokena Kohere AWMM
    • Ian Tawhai Kura Kohere AWMM
    • Ta-whai Kohere AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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
    Ian Tawhai Kura AWMM
  • Surname
    Kohere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tawhai Kohere AWMM
    • Tawhai Mokena Kohere AWMM
    • Ian Tawhai Kura Kohere AWMM
    • Ta-whai Kohere AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 March 1886 AWMM Te AraroaGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 October 1915 AWMM Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Henarata Kohere (mother), Te Araroa, via Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    Te AraroaGisborne 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      151 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted 1917 TB AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Illness AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Henare Kohere (16/1018)

    Attended Te Aute

    Attested in Te Araroa

    Promoted acting Corporal March 1916, confirmed April 1916; reverted to rank Private on own request

    Attested as Tawhai Kohere. Former servicemen's rehabilitaion files listed as Ian Tawhai Kura Kohere. Death registration listed as Tawhai Mokena Kohere AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1956 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    70yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 November 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 November 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 287; Warrant # 8030 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 November 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • 'When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow we gave our today' "Onward"
    Public - Paratene Warihi Reweti - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
01 November 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
23 April 2015Paratene Warihi Reweti Gisborne, New ZealandOther Relative