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Tiara Paputene

  • Service number
    16/29 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Gerry BABBINGTON Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record - Death Notice
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 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.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tiara AWMM
  • Surname
    Paputene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gerry BABBINGTON Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record - Death Notice
  • Service number
    16/29 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Ngati Porou Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Research
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    25 May 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Tokomaru Bay, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Otoko, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.R. Hale, Tokomaru Bay, 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 EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/29 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    Mentioned in Dispatches (MiD) awarded April 1917 by Sir Douglas Haig for acts of Gallantry in the field and devotion to service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • 14 Oct 1914 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for Mr McLean at Okoto Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    31yrs 5mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 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
    1917 Shrapnel wounds; Feb 1918 GSW to thigh Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Up to 3.30 this afternoon the following Maoris had been chosen to form the Gisborne section of the Maori Expeditionary Force : Piana Pera(Waihirere), Wireinu Haeata Rangi (Tolaga Bay), Autini Kaipara (Gisborne), Rimu Kara (Muriwai), Hone Moreti (Te Karaka), Herbert Bartlett (Muriwai), Tiara Paputene (Otoko), Arona Makareka (Te Rau student), Hoera Rangiuia (Puha), Whare Mills (Gisborne), William Halbert (Rakauroa), Rua Pereto (Whatatutu). Sixtoen local Maoris will be sent, along with several from the Coast. The day of their departure has not yet been definitely fixed. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLI, Issue 13501, 2 October 1914, Page 6
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    28 July 1958 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    abt. 65yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Estimated from Birth/Death Dates
  • Place of death
    Tokomaru Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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12 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher