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Kingi Hamana

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Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobby, no date) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kingi AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hamana Kingi AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/6 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 August 1873 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WairoaHawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Pine Hamana (mother), Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/6 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1916 2nd General Hospital, Chelsea then transferred to Walton AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      September 1916 Walton Hospital AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of sickness AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Rongo and Pine Hamana, of Te Wairoa, Hawkes Bay.

    Listed in the New Zealand War Contingent Association weekly report published in the Chronicles of the NZEF (August (1) p. 19)

    Reported as "not at all well, does not seem to improve much" in the New Zealand War Contingent Association hospital report published in the Chronicles of the NZEF (August (2) p. 41), visited in Walton Hospital

    No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum)

    Embarked for Gallipoli, 30 June 1915.
    Disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt, from Mudros, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
    Embarked Port Said, Egypt, and proceeded overseas to France, 9 April 1916.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, Armentieres, and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 13 July 1916 (bronchitis); to No 35 General Hospital, Calais, 14 July 1916; reported 'dangerous ill', 27 July 1916; to England, and admitted to No 2 London General Hospital, Chelsea, 28 July 1916; transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 16 August 1916.
    Died, No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 3 October 1916 (pneumonia).

    Parents: Rongo and Pine Hamana, Te Wairoa, Hawke's Bay AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Screen Wall. 910. 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
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 295 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). 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
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