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Tipi Babbington

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tipi AWMM
  • Surname
    Babbington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20763 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Whanau-a-Rua Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 April 2016 - Research
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 May 1895 AWMM Tokomaru BayEast Cape AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 June 1916 AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Babbington (father), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 11 October 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 9th reibnforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 20763 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 25 June 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    Narrow NeckDevonport AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Freezing Worker at Waima, Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 April 2016 - Military Record
  • 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, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 8 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Returned on the Westmoreland 6 April 1919 AWMM
    • Married Hoana Te Aomiraka McIlroy in 1922, and had 9 children.
      Tuhaka Teihinga and Wiremu Kingi, his sons, served in WWII along with many of their cousins and other relatives. Public - Joanne - Direct descendant - 16 November 2018 - Family Papers. Service of sons is recorded in the Online Cenotaph. Familysearch.org
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 February 1939 AWMM
    Tokomaru BayEast Cape AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Tipi Babbington by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Tipi Babbington

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  • Today I laid a wreath on behalf of New Zealand for Remembrance Day in Tonga and remembered both my grandfather Tipi who returned from WW1 but died too early for me to know him and on my mothers side my 4 great uncles who died in WW1 🌺
    Public - Tiffany - Direct descendant - 11 November 2018

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
16 November 2018JoanneHampton Downs, New ZealandDirect descendant
11 November 2018TiffanyTongaDirect descendant
31 August 2018JodyNew zealandDirect descendant
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