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Puke Waihape

  • Service number
    WWI 16/55 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st N … Read more

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Puke AWMM
  • Surname
    Waihape AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/55 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tākitimu Public - Tania Makere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Family papers.
  • Rohe
    Mōhaka Public - Tania Makere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military personnel file.
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1892 Public - Tania Mākere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    Mohaka, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Public - Tania Mākere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
    son of Renata Waihape Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mohaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - NZ Archives Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Renata Waihape (father), Mohaka, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1920 married Anne Maud McKain Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/55 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private > T/Corporal > Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914 - 1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    MiD (Mentioned in Despatches) by Sir Dougals Haig for Distinguished & Gallant Service & devotion to duty during the period 16/9/1918 to 15/3/1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 3 Oct 1914 at Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer — Wairoa County Council. Public - Tania Makere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 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
    1915 - slightly wounded, hospitalised at Malta then England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Puku Waihape was promoted to Lance Corporal Aug 1915 then Corporal in Apr 1916, then reverts to Private at his own request. He again was promoted to Lance Corporal in Feb 1918 and to Corporal a month later. He again was demoted to Private at his own request by August 1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    12 May 1930 Public - Tania Mākere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Age at death
    38 Public - Tania Mākere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Place of death
    Wairoa Hospital Public - Tania Mākere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Cause of death
    Died after Operation of Amputation of Foot Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Mohaka Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Grave reference
    Block No 1; Arakanihi Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • E te rangatira, e Koro Puke: ka maumahara tonu ki a koe i tēnei wā, ā muri ake rā, me te mea nei mō ake tonu atu. Tēnā rawa atu koe tō kaha, tōu nā māia, ā anō hoki tōu 'Pāhauweratanga' ki waenga rā -- "MOHAKAHARARA, TAUPUNGA, OPUNGA".
    Public - Tania Mākere - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
21 April 2015Tania MakereWellington, NZOther Relative
21 April 2015Tania MākereWellington, NZOther Relative
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