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Manu Terekia

  • Service number
    WWI 16/844 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Manu Tawhiorangi TAMATEA-TEREKIA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 717 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 717 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Manu AWMM
  • Surname
    Terekia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Manu Tawhiorangi TAMATEA-TEREKIA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    WWI 16/844 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 May 1892 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    18 May 1892 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    • Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
    • Waituhi, Patutahi, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Mohi TAMATEA & Mere Te Paea WATTS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Living at Waihirere, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Rangi te Kawri Pere (nephew), Fox Street, Whataupoko, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/844 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - 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 - 29 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    East Coast Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    stockman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs 5 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Feb 1916 - Private Manu Terekia, of the Maori Contingent, admitted to the Pont de Koubbeh hospital with pneumonia on the 12th inst., is a nephew of Rangi te Karori Pere, Fox street, Gisborne. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 13921, 19 February 1916, Page 6

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    • 24 Sept 1948 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
    • 24 Sept 1958 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 February 2016 - Correction
  • Age at death
    66yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 287; Warrant # 9934 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Military record
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Patutahi War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 December 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Manu Terekia by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Manu Terekia

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  • To an amazing Koro whom I never met but I have heard so much about. The stories about your life and service to our country are inspiring. I am so proud to call you my Koro. Thank you for being who you were because I know I walk with you everyday and you will never be forgotten. Arohanui your Moko Maraea R. Terekia Ne Henare xxxx
    Public - Maraea Rotu - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017
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  • Love you forever Grandpa. Even though I never met you in life I will always remember you and know I will meet you one day beyond the veil. What a joyous reunion that will be. Arohanui your moko
    Public - Angel - Other Relative - 21 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7824936
    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: 717 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2017Maraea Rotu Auckland New ZealandDirect descendant
29 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
21 April 2015AngelWhangarei NZOther Relative

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