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Te Ruawai Hunia

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Pte Ruawai Hunia of Torere, died of wounds. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 22 August 1918 p041. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19180822-41-35. Image has no known copyrigh restrictions.

Pte Ruawai Hunia of Torere, died of wounds. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 22 …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Te Ruawai AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Te Ruawai Huma AWMM
    • Ruawai AWMM
    • Te Ruawai HUNA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Tikitiki Church War Memorial
  • Service number
    WWI 20866 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1891 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
    1884 (by death aged = 1891) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record & http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-ruawai-hunia
  • Place of birth
    Opotiki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Te Urukaiata and Ani Hunia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record & & http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-ruawai-hunia
  • Address before enlistment
    Whakatane, BOP Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mere Ihaia Tairua (mother), Matata, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 19th Reinforcements NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 20866 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 506296 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 1 Aug 1916 at Narrow Neck Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    Said to be 38yrs, then 32yrs at enlistment (aged 26yrs at death in 1917) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - Military Record & http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-ruawai-hunia

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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Te Ruawai Hunia was the son of Hunia Teurukaiata and Ani.

    Brother of Lance Corporal Winiata Hunia (3068) of the AIF, who died in France on the 7th of July 1918. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXVI. D. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Opotiki War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 February 2016 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/opotiki-war-memorial
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • 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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Sources

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Contributors

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20 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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