condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Ihaia Wirihana

-
  • Service number
    WWI 16/208 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • lhaia Wirihana AWMM
    • Te Wiriwiri WIRIHANA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
    • Ihaia Te Wiriwiri Karakia Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Records
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Private Ihaia Wirihana 16/208 at Tologa. Image provided by Amber Kearns (October 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
Headstone of Private Ihaia Wirihana 16/208 at Tologa. Image … Read more

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Ihaia AWMM
  • Surname
    Wirihana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • lhaia Wirihana AWMM
    • Te Wiriwiri WIRIHANA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
    • Ihaia Te Wiriwiri Karakia Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers
  • Service number
    WWI 16/208 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Ngati Porou Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Whakapapa
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    28 September 1886 AWMM Port AwanuiEast Cape AWMM
  • Date of birth
    28 September 1886 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Ohine, Port Awanui, Waiapu, Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Parents:
    Father - Hemi Karakia 1848 - 12/07/1898
    Mother - Hiria Te Ahoraw Karakia Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers - Whakapapa
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Greytown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Working in Tolaga Bay, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Hone Kereama (first Cousin), Greytown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF, Balkan - Mundras & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Records
  • Service number
    WWI 16/208 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Records
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards
    • Gallipoli Medallion Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - NZ defence
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 15 Nov 1914 at Avondale Military Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    28yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Gas Poisoning 30th March 1918 Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Military File / Family & Whakapapa research

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    24 September 1966 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 September 1966 Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers, Whakapapa
  • Age at death
    82 Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers, Whakapapa
  • Place of death
    Gisborne Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers, Whakapapa
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers, Whakapapa
  • Grave reference
    TOLRS 21 325 Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers, Whakapapa
  • Obituary
    1st NZEF 16/208, Pte I. TeW. KARAKIA, Maori Pioneer Battalion, died 24.9.1966 aged 82 years Public - Amber - Other relative - 13 October 2017 - Family Papers, Whakapapa
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Ihaia Wirihana by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Ihaia Wirihana

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 795 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
13 October 2017AmberUpper HuttOther relative
14 October 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.