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William Maitai

  • Service number
    • WWI 20766 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/97 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/24/97 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    • "Mack" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
    • Wiremu Maitai Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWI: NZ Maori Pioneer Btn; WWII: No4 Squad IND Mtd Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 36 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 36 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Maitai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • "Mack" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
    • Wiremu Maitai Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    • WWI 20766 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/97 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/24/97 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Uawa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Research
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    WWI: 10 Oct 1893; WWII: 10 October 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Tolaga Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Hirini Maitai & Paku nee' Puoru Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Ema Maitai (sister), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
    • WWII - married to Hariata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    WWI - Western European - France ; WWII: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWI: NZ Maori Pioneer Btn; WWII: No4 Squad IND Mtd Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 20766 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/97 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/24/97 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    WWI: 1916 - 1919; WWII: 1940-1948 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    1939-1945 War Medal
    NZ War Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    • WWI: 3 June 1916 at Narrow Neck Camp, Auckland
      WWII: 2 Nov 1940 at Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    WWI: 23yrs 8mths; WWII: 50yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - 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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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 August 1971 Public Source
  • Date of death
    August 1971 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    84yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block TOLRS; plot 59; Warrant # 372 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
      43: 36 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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14 October 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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