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Tamati Taiapa

  • Service number
    WWI 16/742 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Tamati Tuhiwai (aka Tamati Tautuhi) TAIAPA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Death & Marriage Record (BMD NZ Records)
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 708 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 708 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tamati AWMM
  • Surname
    Taiapa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tamati Tuhiwai (aka Tamati Tautuhi) TAIAPA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Death & Marriage Record (BMD NZ Records)
  • Service number
    WWI 16/742 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    1896 (21 Mar 1897) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record & Death BMDNZ Record
  • Place of birth
    Kahukura, Tikitiki, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    • son of Tamati Taiapa (snr) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
    • and Maraea Te Iritawa, (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kahukura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Tamati Taiapa, sen. (father), Tikitiki, Kahukura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1922 married Takawhiti Albert Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/742 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      29 August 1918 AWMM
      London Gazette, p.10142 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory Medal
      Military Medal (MM) awarded May 1918 for acts of Gallantry in the field Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    19yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    12 August 1975 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Hutt City Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    78yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Hutt City Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Lower Hutt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Hutt City Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taita Lawn Cemetery, Lower Hutt, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Hutt City Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Location Code: TLC-RSA-11-B-0002; RSA Soldiers Burial, Block 11, Row B, Plot 02 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 March 2016 - Hutt City Cemetery Records
  • 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
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7823519
    Further Reference
  • 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: 708 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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15 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne NZResearcher
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