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Pulu

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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Pulu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pulu (2) AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1109 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 1 October 1915 AWMM Tamakautoga, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
    • WW1 Limaole (wife), Tamakautoga, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1109 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 1 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Settler/Civilian AWMM
    AlofiNiue 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 8.25 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Departed Alofi, Niue Island on 14 October 1915 on board SS Te Anau. (Pointer 2000, p. 13).

    Arrived Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand on 19 October 1915 (Pointer 2000, p. 18).

    Sailed from Port Said, Egypt, to Marseilles, France, on board SS Canada on 9 April 1916. (Pointer 2000, p. 173)

    Departed England on 14 July 1916 on board SS Arawa bound for New Zealand. (Pointer 2000, p. 175)

    Arrived Auckland, New Zealand on 3 September 1916. (Pointer 2000, p. 60)

    Listed as Pulu (2) on the Nominal Roll AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 September 1955 AWMM
    TamakautogaNiue AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Pointer, M. (2000). Tagi tote e loto haaku - My heart is crying a little : Niue Island involvement in the Great War, 1914-1918. Alofi, Niue ; Suva, Fiji: Government of Niue ; Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      25: 4 AWMM
    • Pointer, M. (2015). Niue 1774-1974 : 200 years of conflict and change. Dunedin, New Zealand : Otago University Press. AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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