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Hurae Hetaraka

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Portrait of Hurae Hetaraka in New Zealand's Roll of Honour: Non-commissioned officers and men, killed, wounded, and missing in the world struggle for freedom. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 28 October 1915, p40. No known Copyright.

Portrait of Hurae Hetaraka in New Zealand's Roll of Honour: Non-commissioned officers and men, kille …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hurae AWMM
  • Surname
    Hetaraka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/325 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17 June 1894 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Mangonui, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Timoti and Wanakia Hetaraka, of Whatuwhiwhi, Mangonui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Peria, Mangonui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Timoti Hetaraka (father), Peria, Mangonui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/325 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    Plaque & Scroll # 505859 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
      AWMM
    • 12 Oct 1914 at Avondale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farm Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Timoti and Wanakia Hetaraka of Whatuwhiwhi, Mangonui AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece AWMM II. F. 91. 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

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Hurae Hetaraka

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  • Hurae is my Dads namesake, my dad was July Ben Hetaraka. Though the years go by rather fast, I don't miss getting up at 3am on anzac day. May you both be resting well till the day we meet again your memories will always remain.
    Public - Sharlene - Other relative - 10 March 2020
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  • moe mai e te rangatira kore koe e wareware tia nga kororiatanga o te atua
    Public - Timoti - Other relative - 11 November 2015
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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: 326 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

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10 March 2020SharleneGoreOther relative
03 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
11 November 2015TimotiAucklandOther relative

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