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Peta Mua

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/814 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Arapeta MUA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Cemetery 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
    Peta AWMM
  • Surname
    Mua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arapeta MUA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Cemetery Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/814 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
    10 July 1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    10 July 1894 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Te Peri Mua of Tokomaru Bay late of Waikaka, Kahukura, Tikitiki, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Pari Mua (father), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1925 married Manarangi Tautai Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - 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 16/814 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shearer Foreman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 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
    1915 admitted to Gen Hospital; Sep 1916 SGW to thigh & shoulder; 1919 Broncitis TB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • brother to Pte Apa Mua # 19725 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 April 2016 - Research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1969 Public Source
  • Date of death
    12 June 1969 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    75yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 517; Warrant # 12438 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 524 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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11 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
29 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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