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Matewai Pohatu

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/1467 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Matewai Mahoe POHATU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matewai AWMM
  • Surname
    Pohatu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Matewai Mahoe POHATU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1467 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 November 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    9 November 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Hauke, Opapa, HB, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    • son of Henry Pohatu (father), Wairarapa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
    • and Mereana Mahue Pera (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Te Hauke, Opapa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Customs Supervisor Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Wellington's Karori Cemetery Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry Pohatu (father), Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1929 married Kahu Taiawa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1467 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    School Cadets Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 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
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Loss left leg 9ins below knee for T.B. ankle Pension: 30/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
    • July 1917 - injury to Ankle - continued to trouble him, Apr 1918 invalided home Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): P.O., Gisborne AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 July 1974 Public Source
  • Date of death
    4 July 1974 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Age at death
    75yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Place of death
    Wellington NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Karori Cemtery, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Grave reference
    Section: PUBLIC3; Plot 123 E; Record # 18760 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 April 2016 - Karori Cemetery Records, Wellington
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 40 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 June 2021MaraeaWellington, NZDirect descendant
13 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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