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Hiki Delamere

  • Service number
    • WWI 20873 AWMM
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Photograph of Sergeant Hiki Delamere's Memorial stone 20873. Image kindly provided by Hine Amoamo (August 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Sergeant Hiki Delamere's Memorial stone 20873. Image kindly provided by Hine Amoamo (A …

Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Hiki AWMM
  • Surname
    Delamere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 20873 AWMM
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1885 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17 January 1885 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - http://www.geni.com/people/Hiki-Delamere
  • Place of birth
    Omaio, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - http://www.geni.com/people/Hiki-Delamere
  • Birth notes
    Son of Te Kohi Delamere and Ngarori Delamere Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - http://www.geni.com/people/Hiki-Delamere
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Polly Black (sister), Otara, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    married Rongopouri Poihipi Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - http://www.geni.com/people/Hiki-Delamere

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 20873 AWMM
    • WWII: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    WWI: 1916-1919; WII: 1941 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Pte > L/Cpl > Cpl > Sgt; WWII: T/LT Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 1 Aug 1916 at Narrow Neck, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    32yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother to Sergeant Heremia Delamere who was killed by accident on the 13th June 1916 during the war Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Research

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    • 26 Sept 1966 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
    • 26 December 1966 Public - Hinetapuarau - Direct descendant - 22 August 2017 - Family knowledge
  • Age at death
    • 82yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - BMD NZ Records
    • 83 yrs Public - Hinetapuarau - Direct descendant - 22 August 2017 - Family knowledge
  • Place of death
    • Whitianga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Military Record
    • Whitianga Bay, east of Opotiki Public - Hinetapuarau - Direct descendant - 22 August 2017 - Family knowledge I was present.
  • Cause of death
    Natural Public - Hinetapuarau - Direct descendant - 22 August 2017 - Family knowledge
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tokata urupa, Whitianga Bay State Higway 35 Public - Hinetapuarau - Direct descendant - 22 August 2017 - I have a photograph of the memorial stone of Hiki Delamere which I would like to post on this site if appropriate.
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Hiki Delamere by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Hiki Delamere

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  • Grandpa Hiki Delamere a whaler, departed from his large whanau and seaside community of Whitianga Bay in 1966, where he had milked cows and planted crops all his life apart from his stint in World War 1.
    Public - Hinetapuarau - Direct descendant - 22 August 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 34 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 October 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
22 August 2017HinetapuarauPetone, New ZealandDirect descendant
06 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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