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Kiri William Wade

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Pte. Kiri Wade, Maori contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 20 January 1916 p047. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19160120-47-41. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kiri William AWMM
  • Surname
    Wade AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • W.K. Wade AWMM
    • Kenneth William Wade AWMM
    • Kiri Wade AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/595 AWMM
    • WWI 86440 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 May 1894 Military personnel file RangiririWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Rangiriri, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 24 September 1919 AWMM 85 Ballarat Rd, Footscray, Melbourne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Minnie Wepsom (sister), C.P.O., Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Ellen Wade (mother), Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/595 AWMM
    • WWI 86440 AWMM
  • Military service
    Royal Navy AWMM
    RFA Birchol AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 10 February 1915 AWMM
      Age 23 AWMM AWMM
    • WW1 30 July 1917 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
    • WW1 24 September 1919 AWMM Naval Cadet AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      10.7lb AWMM
    • 1915 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Gunshot wound right arm AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Tattoo marks left arm AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attested in England in 1st Maori Contingent.

    Reattested London 3 July 1917.

    He served the AIF under special Naval Agreement in HMS Sunhill. RFA Birchol, RFA Cakol, RFA Slavol, HMS Sunhill.

    Transferred from the NZEF Private NZ Pioneers NZ Division 21/6/1918 - Reported as serving in this Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel in September 1918 - possible Maori?

    Embarked at Sydney, N.S.W. per "Valencia" on 10 October 1919 in the AIF, Special Service (10 October 1919). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 May 1966 Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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