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Philip Reha

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/836 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Piripi AWMM
  • 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
    Philip AWMM
  • Surname
    Reha AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Piripi AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/836 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
    4 May 1885 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    4 May 1885 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Waimana, BOP Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ormond, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Millhand Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Kurawha Terewa (mother), Waimana, Bay of Plenty, 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 - 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 16/836 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 8 July 1915 at Takapuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer at Ormond, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs 1mth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Military record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Biographical information

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  • One of the 50 Tūhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Ngāti Rongo. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn 16/836, 2ndMāori Contingent, embarked 18-Sep-1915 for Suez, Egypt. Next of kin - Mrs Kurawha Terewa (mother) Waimana; dcd. 1940 age 53Y (Charles Timutimu Research Project).

    Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07."At a sitting of the Commission at Ruatoki in April last it was stated that a number of the Urewera Natives sold their lands prior to enlisting for the war; those who returned now find themselves landless, and they ask that the Crown give them land so that they may not be a burden on the members of their families." Reha was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    1940 AWMM
    Age 53 AWMM
  • Date of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Anzac Hall, Te Rewarewa Marae, Ruatoki AWMM

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Sources

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    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 608 AWMM
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07. AWMM
    • Research for this record was kindly provided by the Nga Wahi Pakanga I Karipori Charles Timutimu Research (August 2014). This project focused on the men of the Te Urewera area who fought in the 1st World War 1914 - 1918. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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