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Whare Kahaki

Headstone Photo, Tidworth Military Cemetery, January 2011 - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone Photo, Tidworth Military Cemetery, January 2011 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Miltiary Record
  • Forenames
    Whare AWMM
  • Surname
    Kahaki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kahahi AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60875 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Miltiary Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    East Cape (Waiapu) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Hoani Kahaki, of East Cape Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Lottin Point, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hoani Kahaki (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 17 August 1918 AWMM Married AWMM
    • husband of Moterae Kahaki, nee' Kenara, of Lottin Point Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 32nd Reinforcements NZ Maori Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 60875 AWMM
  • Military service
    1918-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 506874 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
    • 21 June 1918 at Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 February 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Influenza and pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Hoani Kahaki, of East Cape; husband of Moterae Kahaki, of Lottin Point, Gisborne

      Name spelled as Kahahi by CWGC (November 2010) AWMM
    • Feb 1919 - A Military Hospital Report contains the following: Maori Contingent - died of sickness Kahaki W. (H Kahaki, Te Araroa, father). Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 14848, 27 February 1919, Page 4
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 February 1919 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, England AWMM C. 92. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Tikitiki St Mary's Church War Memorial
    Hinerupe Marae War Memorial
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 December 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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