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Ioteva Ngavaarua

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  • Service number
    WWI 19242 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Loteva Ngavaarua AWMM
    • Ioteva Ngavarua AWMM
    • Ngavaarua Ioteva AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Roll of honour, listing World War 1 soldiers from the Cook Islands. Ref: 1/1-006732-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. This is one of two honours boards. The second relates to the Fourth and Fifth contingents. Both are now housed in the Pioneer Lounge of the Cook Islands RSA. The Two boards originally stood in the old courthouse, but were moved just before a fire destroyed the building. (Information from Henry Wichman of Rarotonga, 2010). /records/22480864

Roll of honour, listing World War 1 soldiers from the Cook Islands. Ref: 1/1-006732-G. Alexander Tur …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ioteva AWMM
  • Surname
    Ngavaarua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Loteva Ngavaarua AWMM
    • Ioteva Ngavarua AWMM
    • Ngavaarua Ioteva AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19242 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1888 AWMM AitutakiCook Islands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Avarua, Cook Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Ngararua (father), Amuri, Aitutaki, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19242 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Manuka then transhipped to "Malwa" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1930 AWMM
    AitutakiCook Islands AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Arorangi, Rarotonga, Cook Island AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Ioteva Ngavaarua

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  • RIP our Tupuna Ioteva Ngavarua - So proud of your bravery. Survived by your 7 great grand children Ngatuaine, Tuoa, Matangaro, Ina, Ngaumu, Junior, Tereapii and your great great grand kids. ( All living in Australia) These are the siblings of your daughter the late Ina Ioteva and grand daughter late Karepou Elia - Paurangi iti.
    Public - Ngatuaine - Sibling - 20 February 2015
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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
      44: 2 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project AWMM

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20 February 2015Ngatuaine Melbourne AustraliaSibling

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