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Kirihona Mackey

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/867 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Kirihona MAKI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
    • Kerehona Mackey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Newspaper Reports & Marriage Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Second Māori Contingent, no. 7 platoon, B Company. From Left to Right, back row: William Walker, George Pomana, Pineamine Pohatu, Tere Hape, Rangi Ruru, unknown, Peta Mua, Kirihona Mackey, standing: Hemi Puru, Rua Kainuku, Mita Pohatu, Waka Horomona, Billy Porou, Mare Renata, Pene Waikare, James Brown, Whanoke Teare, Sitting: Tame Puru, Ngahiwi Petiha, Turoa Pohutu, Ihaia Kingi, Henare Kohere, Nurse, Tawhai Tamepo, Remana Paenga, Tuheke Matenga, unknown, Front: Pera Te Hau, Ropi Whenuanui, Hue Pera, Te Reinga Tooke, Taha Kara, Wi Weko, Philip Reha, Te Ua Pere. Image kindly provided by Sherayl McNabb on behalf of John Pohatu. Monty Soutar Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E! Māori in the First World War.

Second Māori Contingent, no. 7 platoon, B Company. From Left to Right, back row: William Walker, Geo …

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Kirihona AWMM
  • Surname
    Mackey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Kirihona MAKI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
    • Kerehona Mackey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Newspaper Reports & Marriage Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/867 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Jul 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    July 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Whangara, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Whangara, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Whangara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jack Kerehana, 11 Crawford Road, Kaiti, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jack Kerehana, 11 Crawford Road, Kaiti, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1925 married Te Awhekaihe Tongoiro Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/867 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Te Aute College Cadets Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for Haki Leach, Whangara Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Advice has been received from the Minister of Defence that Private Kerehana Mackey, son of Mr Jack Mackey, Crawford road, Kaiti, was wounded on August 4. Private Mackey, who left with one of the Maori reinforcements was employed on Mr Seymour's station, Whangara Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14378, 17 August 1917, Page 3

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 September 1960 Public Source
  • Date of death
    17 September 1960 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    65yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Whangara, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • proud to be a direct descendant and namesake of kerehona mackey always rememberd and always in our hearts whangara-mai-tawhiti
    Public - kerehona - Direct descendant - 3 August 2016
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03 August 2016kerehonafeildingDirect descendant
29 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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