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Waithohi Waaka

  • Service number
    • WWI 16/781 AWMM
    • WWII: 817525 & 2/21/200 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    Waitohi Waaka AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: No 8 Ind Inf Coy, H.B. Rgt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 747 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 747 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Waithohi AWMM
    • Waitohi Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Correction
  • Surname
    Waaka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Waitohi Waaka AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/781 AWMM
    • WWII: 817525 & 2/21/200 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1886 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Muriwai, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Hemi Waaka and Tepora Te Wharekorero Te Hiko Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Muriwai, New Zealand AWMM
    • WWII: Muriwai, Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Waitohi Waaka (wife), Muriwai, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • WWI: Pera Waaka (brother) of Muriwai
      WWII: Miria Waaka (wife) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Pre WWI: married to Maora Hineituhia Waaka (divorced 1919)
      1929 Married Miria Makoare Ehu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    WWI: Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: No 8 Ind Inf Coy, H.B. Rgt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/781 AWMM
    • WWII: 817525 & 2/21/200 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    • 1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: 1942-1948 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War medal
    Victory Medal
    1939-1945 War Medal
    NZ War Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • 16 July 1915 at Takapuna
      9 Feb 1942 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for County Council Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    WWI: 29yrs; WWII: 54yrs 1mth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WWI: Lance Corporal
    WWII: Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1 April 1955 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    69yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record & 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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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: 747 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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22 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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