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Kipa Rotoatara

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/526 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Kipa Rotoatara Kingi Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 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
  • Forenames
    Kipa AWMM
  • Surname
    Rotoatara AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kipa Rotoatara Kingi Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Research
  • Service number
    WWI 16/526 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1881 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1881 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Wairoa, HB, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Kingi Rotoatara of Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Kingi Rotoatara (father), Wairoa, Hawke's 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. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/526 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 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 - 16 March 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushfeller Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    32yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 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
    Oct 1915 GSW Wounds to Hip & Arm, to hospital in Lemnos, then Brankesmere, Eng; invaldied home 1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 March 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1959 Public Source
  • Date of death
    1959 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - BMD NZ (death) Records
  • Age at death
    80yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - BMD NZ (death) Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - BMD NZ (death) Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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: 631 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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17 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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