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Henry Charles Maka

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Headstone, Hillsborough Cemetery (photo Sarndra Lees, February 2010) - Image has All Rights Reserved.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Maka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry Maka AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 November 1893 AWMM HokiangaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 May 1915 AWMM Northern Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Maka (father), Kaihu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 27 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Mill hand/Civilian AWMM
    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 foot 6.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      154 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action, left thigh 17 September 1916 AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Death due to war service, death due to war service, chronic nephritis, heart failure AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James John Maka

    Married just before embarkation to Gertrude Leonard Fernandez 8 September 1915. Father of a child born in 6 May 1913; Henry James Maka b 3 February 1916, Kaihu; Raynor Gertrude Maka (d. 8 November 1941). His wife died in 1971

    Returned to New Zealand on the SS Westmoreland 28 February 1919

    Enlisted as Henry, service record has Henry Charles and Henry (Charles) AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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