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Wiremu Peka Houia

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Headstone, Dartmoor Cemetery, Somme (photo Rose Young 19 September 2007) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Dartmoor Cemetery, Somme (photo Rose Young 19 September 2007) - No known copyright restri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu Peka AWMM
  • Surname
    Houia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wiremu Peha AWMM
    • Wiremu Pehe AWMM
    • Pani AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/606 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 July 1896 AWMM ReporoaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Reporua, Waiapu, East Coast NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Rota Tumehe Houia and Mereana Pikopiko Houia of Reporua, Waiapu, (East Coast, NZ) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 12 June 1915 AWMM Reporua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Reporua, Tuparoa, East Coast, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Rota Houia (father), Reporua, Te Wera, New Zealand AWMM
    • father - Rota Houia, of Reporua, Tuparoa, Waiapu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of the Somme AWMM
    • Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Maori Pioneer Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/606 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Te Aute College senior cadets AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Pte > Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military record

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Narrow Neck Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 12 June 1915 AWMM
      Age 19 AWMM AWMM
    • 12 June 1915 at Kahukura (Tikitiki), East Coast
      29 June 1915 at Takapuna, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Military Record
  • 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Chest, Unknown Period AWMM
      max 36 inches, min 31 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Wiremu Houia was the son of Rota Tumehe Houia and Mereana Pikopiko Houia.

      Surname mis-spelled on the Nominal Roll as Wiremu Peha Houia. Name is also listed at Archives New Zealand as HOUIA, Wiremu Peka [recorded as Peha, also Pehe] - WW1 16/606 - Army AWMM
    • Brother to HOUIA, Reu Reu - WW1 19769 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France AWMM II. C. 76. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial stone, Tu Auau Marae, Reporua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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