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Hirini Tokara

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/80 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Hir-ini Tokara AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori (Pioneer) Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Private Hirini Tokara, Maori Contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 12 August 1915 p040. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19150812-40-27. No known Copyright.

Private Hirini Tokara, Maori Contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly N …

Identity

  • Title
    Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Records
  • Forenames
    Hirini AWMM
  • Surname
    Tokara AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hir-ini Tokara AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/80 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Records

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 January 1887 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    26 January 1887 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Eru Tokara of Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Eru Tokara (father), Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian & EF; Gallipoli & Western Europe Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori (Pioneer) Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/80 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private, promoted through to Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for A B Williams on Puketiti Station Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    27 yr 9 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 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
    July 1915 - wounded shoulder at the Dardenelles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1951 Public Source
  • Date of death
    1951 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Age at death
    64 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • In loving memory of my Great Grandad Hirini Tokara. May you rest in peace. We will remember them. Jadeen
    Public - Jadeen Abbit - Direct descendant - 25 March 2017
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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: 729 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Homeward bound : S.S. Briton. As transport H.M.N.Z.T. No. 268 the S.S. "Briton" departed Tilbury, London, 17 June 1919. AWMM

Contributors

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17 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
25 March 2017Jadeen AbbitRugby, United KingdomDirect descendant
12 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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