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Rotokiko Utauta

  • Service number
    WWI 16/77 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Ro-tohiko Utauta AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand's Roll of Honour: Non-commissioned officers and men, killed, wounded, and missing in the world struggle for freedom. Roll of honour for the First World War showing from left to right; Corporal H K Tahiwi (Maori Contingent, wounded), Private W Tuhiwai (Maori Contingent, wounded), Private Kurei Papuni (Maori Contingent, killed in action), Private J Harding (Maori Contingent, died of wounds), Private R Utauta (Maori Contingent, wounded), Trooper Lionel Hansen (Wellington Mounted Rifles, wounded), Trooper Elvin Hansen, (Wellington Mounted Rifles, missing), Trooper A R Gould (Wellington Mounted Rifles, missing). Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 28 October 1915, p40. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19151028-40-4. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Rotokiko AWMM
  • Surname
    Utauta AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ro-tohiko Utauta AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/77 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1892 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Motiti Island, Bay of Plenty, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Paretai Utauta of Motiti Island Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Paretai Utauta, Motiti, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian -Gallipolli Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/77 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 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 - 23 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 3 Oct 1914 at Whakatane Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 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: G.S.W. left hand Pension: 15/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] 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
    • 1915 - admitted to the Hospital in Cardiff Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 January 2016 - Sun, Volume II, Issue 497, 13 September 1915, Page 3

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Present address (as listed in 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%): Motiti Island, Bay of Plenty AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    19 April 1931 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military & BMD NZ records
  • Age at death
    39yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military & BMD NZ records
  • Place of death
    Motiti Island, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military & 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • 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: 742 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
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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01 January 2016Lorraine M Gisborne, NZResearcher
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