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Hare Kopua

  • Service number
    • 16/873 AWMM
    • 805409 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Hore Kopua AWMM
    • Harry Kopua AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: NZ Defence Engineer Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Hare AWMM
  • Surname
    Kopua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Hore Kopua AWMM
    • Harry Kopua AWMM
  • Service number
    • 16/873 AWMM
    • 805409 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    19 December 1894 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    • son of Apiram & Kohipera KOPUA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record
    • son of Apirana Kopua and Hohepera Ripeka Kopua (nee Mauwhata or Mauhata) Public - Sharon Mereaira H - Direct descendant - 30 July 2017 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Driver for Waiapu County Council, Te Puia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hohepera Kopua (mother), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • WWII: husband of Mrs Terina Kopua Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    WWI: Egyptian E.F. & Western European; Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: NZ Defence Engineer Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    • 16/873 AWMM
    • 805409 AWMM
  • Military service
    WWI: 1915-1918; Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • WWI: 21 July 1915 at Takapuna
      WWII: 28 May 1942 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    WWI: 20yrs 8mths; WWII: 49yrs 6mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record

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
    Sept 1917 - Reported as Serious case & transported to Walton Hospital, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed at Archives New Zealand as KOPUA, Hare, [a.k.a. KOPUA, Harry] WWI 16/873, WWII 805409. Listed on the Nominal Roll, WW1 as Hore. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1954 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    10 June 1954 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Miltiary Records
  • Age at death
    60yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Hare Kopua by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Hare Kopua

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  • Dearest Grandfather, With all my love and heartfelt pride to you always, e pa. Much love from your granddaughter, Sharon and great grandson, Daniel Meihana Robert Leach.
    Public - Sharon Mereaira Henrietta - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
30 July 2017Sharon Mereaira HTokomaru Bay, NZDirect descendant
10 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
23 April 2015Sharon Mereaira HenriettaTokomaru Bay, New ZealandOther Relative
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