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Whare Pahina

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/108 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Whare AWMM
  • Surname
    Pahina AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/108 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 June 1885 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    21 June 1885 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Araroa, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Penetana Pahina Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Penetana Pahina (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros, Egyptian E F & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/108 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
      London Gazette 17.6.1918 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War & Victory Medals
      22/7/1918 - Award the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) for valuable services rendered with the Forces in France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    29yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 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; Oct 1915 admitted to Birmingham War Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 February 1929 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    38yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military & BMD NZ records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military & BMD NZ records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangatuna Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Mangatuna Urupa, Tolaga Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Military & BMD NZ records
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    St Marys Church's War Memorial at Tikitiki under "those that died in NZ & Aust." list Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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: 560 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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