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Hiwa Williams

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  • Service number
    WWI 20720 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Ohiwa WIREMU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - NZ Archive Records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 17th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hiwa AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ohiwa WIREMU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - NZ Archive Records
  • Service number
    WWI 20720 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 April 1896 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    20 Apr 1896 (death/birthdate 26 Oct 1895) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Nuhaka, H.B., NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Tu Williams Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Nuhaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Tu Williams (father), Manutuke, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • later: c/- Farmers Frozen Meat Co., Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 17th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 20720 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 17 June 1916 at Narrow Neck Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 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
    Jan 1917 Pleurisy; Apr 1918 Influenza; Aug 1918 Leg Injury; Sept 1918 Disease Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Les Williams, son of Mr Hiwa Williams, Manutuke, and the late Mrs Williams. Les plays rugby for Dunedin's Zingari-Riehmond team and is the first player this season to score 100 points — which is really nothing new as, since 1960, he has scored the "ton" in all but one or two seasons. Les graduated from the University of Otago's School of Physical Education, in 1961. He played for Merrivale, while at Christchurch Teachers' College, and Ponsonby, while in Auckland. After three seasons at the University of California, Berkley, he returned to teach fn Dunedin, last year Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Gisborne Photo News - No 218 : August 9, 1972
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 April 1982 Public Source
  • Date of death
    3 April 1982 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    86yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA34; Plot 109; Warrant # 28566 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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
      41: 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 December 2019StanleyGisborneDirect descendant
24 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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