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Wharau Tipuna

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/764 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 728 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 728 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Wharau AWMM
  • Surname
    Tipuna AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/764 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Hiruharama, Ruatoria, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Hikura Tipuna of Hicks Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hicks Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hekiera te Tuna, Hicks Bay, 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 - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/764 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 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 - 1 March 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer on Makarika Station, Hicks Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 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
    Apr & Jul 1917 to hospital sick; Oct 1917 Gas poisoning Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1960 Public Source
  • Date of death
    8 October 1960 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    61yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 479; Warrant # 9189 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 March 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Wharau Tipuna by laying a poppy.

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  • We shall remember you Papa. Your memory lives on!
    Public - Brigitte Amo - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • Never forgotten
    Public - Yolande - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • Remembering you always and this morning for dawn service 2020 from home (covid-19)

    ❤️ Love and Respect always. The best daddy to my own daddy. Love you Papa.(GrandDad)❤️
    Public - Frances - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • He mihi aroha tēnei ki a koe Koro. Nui taku aroha mau. E kore au e warewaretia.
    Public - Emma Mapihi - 22 April 2015
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  • I love you and I'm sorry we never got to meet, I'm your youngest mokopuna. Thanks for doing a great job raising my dad, he made sure we knew who you were and how much you meant to him.
    Public - Frances Ngaro-Moana - Other Relative - 17 April 2015
    Report 
  • Ka maumahara tonu mātou
    Public - Yolande - Other Relative - 17 April 2015
    Report 

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: 728 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
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25 April 2020Brigitte AmoSouth Hedland, Australia Direct descendant
25 April 2020Yolande Tauranga Direct descendant
25 April 2020FrancesRotoruaDirect descendant
01 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
22 April 2015Emma MapihiWellingtonOther

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