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Sateki Faletau

  • Service number
    WWI 20799 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Sateki Faletau Alkau'Ola AWMM
    • Siosateki Veikuna Faletau, 11th ‘Akau’ola AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sateki AWMM
  • Surname
    Faletau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sateki Faletau Alkau'Ola AWMM
    • Siosateki Veikuna Faletau, 11th ‘Akau’ola AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20799 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 October 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra NukualofaTonga Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Haapi, Tonga AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 John Faletau (father), Niua-fu, Tonga, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20799 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      182 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: England
    Embarked Wellington, 20 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 29 December 1916,marched into Sling Camp, and reverted to the ranks.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 14 January 1917 (pleurisy); transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 1 February 1917 (pneumonia); discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 7 February 1917.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Devonport on board SS 'Maunganui', 17 March 1917; discharged (no longer fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active service), 8 June 1917.
    Total war service: 325 days (of which 213 days were abroad)
    Medal: British War Medal

    Later became Governor of Vava’u and Minister for Police. Governor of Vava’u between 1936 – 1939, then Lieutenant-Colonel of the Tonga Defence Force during the Second World War and Minister for Police 1939-1952. AWMM
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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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Sources

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