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William Kaehau Maopo

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 482 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 482 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Kaehau AWMM
  • Surname
    Maopo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wiremu AWMM
    • Wiremu Tāngai Kaihau Maopo AWMM
    • William Kaihau Maopo AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/658 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 March 1887 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Taumutu, Leeston, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Aterea Maopo, Taumutu, Southbridge, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/658 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 July 1929 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Little River, Maori Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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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: 482 AWMM
    • Simpson, T. (2014). The last Maopo : the life and First World War sacrifice of Wiremu Maopo. Libro International: Auckland, N.Z. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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