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Wirimu Walker

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/853 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Wiremu (William) Walker (Aka WAAKA) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record & Cemetery record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 751 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 751 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Wirimu AWMM
  • Surname
    Walker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wiremu (William) Walker (Aka WAAKA) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record & Cemetery record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/853 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mary Walker of Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Walker (mother), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/853 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    labourer for R C Murphy of Mangahina Stn, Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1956 Public Source
  • Date of death
    12 October 1956 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    66yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block TOLRS; Plot 8; Warrant # 275 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • 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
  • 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: 751 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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19 July 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
18 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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