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Remana Paenga

  • Service number
    WWI 16/75 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 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
    L/Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Remana AWMM
  • Surname
    Paenga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/75 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2 Sept 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Miltiary record
  • Place of birth
    Te Arai, Manutuke, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Miltiary record
  • Birth notes
    son of Hira Paenga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Miltiary record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Port Awanui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hira Paenga, Whangara, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1921 married Matekino Pahura Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - BMD NZ records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/75 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 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 - 17 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Cadets at Te Aute College Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Sheep Farmer cadet for H T Ngata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 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
    Aug 1915 wounded admitted to 1st Sth Gen Hospital, Birmingham; 1916 wounded shoulder Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    L/Sergeant & Bugler Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 April 1959 Public Source
  • Date of death
    19 April 1959 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    65yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

Remember Remana Paenga by laying a poppy.

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  • Remana Paenga's youngest child was Raharuhi Iwa Paenga (female) who married Wiremu Poaneki Te Momo my parents. Ko tēnei te tangi ki ā koe e te pāpā e Remana moe mai raa i te moenga te urunga tee whakaarahia. Moe mai i roto i te aroha me te rangimaarie. Tino te arohanui ki a koe e Pa noo too whānau, mokopuna hoki.
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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: 558 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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04 April 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher
17 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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