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Louis Agassiz

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis AWMM
  • Surname
    Agassiz AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20649 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 December 1892 AWMM OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Arouapapuni (mother), Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20649 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Member of the Maori Pioneer Battalion attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company.

      43 members of the NZ (Maori) Pioneers served with the New Zealand Tunnelling Company and assisted in the late 1916 early 1917 preparations of the Arras caverns for the Battle of Arras. AWMM
    • Daughters:
      Marie (m. Brady)
      Wanda (m. Tai)
      Okeroa (m. Tai)
      Harata (m. Tuhou)
      Paku (m. Brown)
      Rawinia (m. Te Kani) Public - Robert Morris - Direct descendant - 25 January 2019 - Family
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • E te Papa, e kore matou e warewaretia...

    The Ode of Remembrance

    They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

    At the going down of the sun, and in the morning,

    We remember them.

    E kore rātou e kaumātuatia

    Pēnei i a tātou kua mahue nei

    E kore hoki rātou e ngoikore

    Ahakoa pehea i ngā āhuatanga o te wā

    I te hekenga atu o te rā

    Tae noa ki te arangamai i te ata

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou
    Public - Harata Zealandia Te Kani GIBSON - Direct descendant - 17 April 2019
  • Thank you for your service. I continue that legacy serving in the Royal New Zealand Navy today.
    Public - Makoare - Direct descendant - 8 May 2016
  • Hans Fässler, Switzerland
    Public - Hans - Researcher - 31 July 2015
  • Always Remembered
    Public - Edith Brady - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

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
      38: 40 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
17 April 2019Harata Zealandia Te Kani GIBSONNZ, Turanganui a KiwaDirect descendant
25 January 2019Robert MorrisAuckland, NEw ZealandDirect descendant
08 May 2016MakoareNew ZealandDirect descendant
31 July 2015HansSt.Gallen, SwitzerlandResearcher