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Robert Wikitera

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Headstone of Private Robert Wikitera (16/371). Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECR0849). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Robert Wikitera (16/371). Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaan …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Wikitera AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Robert Wikitera AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/371 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1892 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1 January 1892 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Whangape, Northland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Mr. Wikitera Reone Ngaruhe, of Mitimite, Hokianga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whangape, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Wikitera Reone, Whangape, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/371 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 514069 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    15th Regt Terriorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
    • 13 Nov 1914 at Avondale Military Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushfelling Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. Wikitera Reone Ngaruhe, of Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 November 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. I. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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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
      Vol1: 777 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). 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
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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24 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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