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Rewiti Kaiwai

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 25 January 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    30 June 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Tuparoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Rutu Tawahiora (cousin), Tuparoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    husband of Mrs. Katarina Kaiwai, of Ruatorea Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian & Eyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military recprd
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military recprd
  • Service number
    WWI 16/629 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military recprd
  • 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
    • WW1 AWMM
    • 10July 1915 at Takapuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    27yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reweti Kaiwai was the husband of Mrs. Katarina Kaiwai, of Ruatoria, East Coast, New Zealand.

    Disembarked Suez, 26 October 1915.
    Posted to Canterbury Infantry Bn, Moascar, 19 January 1916.
    Embarked Port Said to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 9 April 1916.
    Killed in action, 14 September 1916. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme France AWMM I. C. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Tikitiki Church's War Memorial
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Auckland Weekly News, 1917 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 382 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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