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Thomas Merlin Winiki

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 794 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 794 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Merlin AWMM
  • Surname
    Winiki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wing Kee AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1001 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 May 1888 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Midhirst, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Rangi Taura (adopted father), Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 5 January 1913 AWMM Married AWMM
      Tevahinehaumarua or Teriimateata Marcelle Amaru AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1001 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Professional boxer AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son Joseph Meimata Merlin Winiki born 9 October 1913 in Tahiti. Max Ernest William Winiki was born 3 April 1917. Max (64167) served in WWII.

    Surname morphed from Wing Kee. Of Chinese and German descent. Mother Caroline Wing Kee listed in 1919 New Zealand Electoral Roll and died 28 September 1925. Father Him Wing Kee born in China died 28 August 1896 in Midhurst Taranaki. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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18 June 2024Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher

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