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Heta Wawatai

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Watt, W. - Webb, R.B. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Watt, W. - Webb, R.B. (photo J Halp …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Heta AWMM
  • Surname
    Wawatai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20758 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Mar 1883 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    March 1883 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Waiapu, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
    • trained as Wood carver Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
    • Patient in Cook Hospital, then transferred to King George Military Hospital in Rotorua Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Rawinia Terapu (mother), Hicks Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 8th NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 20758 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Eligible for Plaque & Scroll (# not declared on record) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    • 24 June 1916 at Narrow Neck Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Freezing worker at Waima, Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 1922 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    TB Shelters, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
  • Cause of death
    Tuberculous Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military record
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Waikumete Cemetery Records, Auckland
  • Grave reference
    Soldiers Burial B Row 2, Plot 55 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Waikumete Cemetery Records, Auckland
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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14 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne NZResearcher

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