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David Loma

  • Service number
    WWI 20669 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Tevita AWMM
    • David Lomu AWMM
    • V. Lomu AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Loma AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tevita AWMM
    • David Lomu AWMM
    • V. Lomu AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20669 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 June 1893 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mafu (father), Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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, WWI AWMM
    5 ft 7 in AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 7 February 1919 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Employed as Assistant Harbour Master in Nukualofa prior to the war. Commemorated on the Togan War Memorial as V Lomu. Source: Weddell, Pacific Soldiers, p.169. AWMM

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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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 40 AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      THIRTY-NINE ENLISTMENTS SINCE YESTERDAY. Auckland Star, Volume XLVII, Issue 123, 24 May 1916, Page 6 AWMM
    • Liava'a, C. (2011). Koe Kau To'a Na'anau Poletu: valiant volunteers - soldiers from Tonga in the Great War. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
      p.169 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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