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Barney Tawera

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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Barney AWMM
  • Surname
    Tawera AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/571 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 May 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Nuhaka, Wairoa, Hawkes Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Panere (Barney) Tawera of Nuhaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Nuhaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Barney Tawera (father), Nuhaka, 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 & Mudros Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/571 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    Eligible for Plaque & Scroll which was issued, no number declared Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 28 January 1915 at Avondale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    21 or 22 years Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 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
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: T.B. Spinal Percent of disability: 35 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Barney Tarewa was the son of Panera Tawera, of Pukehou, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Born at Nuhaka. Served in Egypt and at Gallipoli in 1915. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 May 1921 AWMM
    NuhakaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    27yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Trentham Hospital, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
    TB & Pleuisy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nuhaka Cemetery, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • 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 Expeditionary Force. Roll of Honour. (1923). Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Defence. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 711 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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