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Mahu Maurirere

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/670 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 494 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 494 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mahu AWMM
  • Surname
    Maurirere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/670 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1891 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Mangatuna, Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Tu MAURIRERE and Riria Pouaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mangahuna, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Riria Pouaka (mother), Tuparoa, via Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/670 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 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 - 10 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    24yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 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
    Jul 1916 GSW to Rt Thigh; Aug 1917 GSW to head & shoulder Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 1957 Public Source
  • Date of death
    30 August 1957 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    67 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery, Tolaga Bay, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block TOLRS; Plot 15; Warrant 278 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Mahu Maurirere

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  • I wish I could have learned about you in our history books when I was at school. I wish my children and their children could have read about your service for the good of this country as a Maori from Mangatuna, Uawa.
    Public - Rangituruturu - Direct descendant - 22 February 2021
    Report 

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: 494 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 February 2021RangituruturuNew ZealandDirect descendant
10 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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