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Pa Te Amo

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  • Service number
    WWI 20860 AWMM
  • Also known as
    aka P. N. AMO Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Newspaper Reports
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 10th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Pa AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Amo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    aka P. N. AMO Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Newspaper Reports
  • Service number
    WWI 20860 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Urewera Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Research
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Te Amo Hawiki and Rehia Tamati Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Ruatoki, BOP Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Rehia te Amo (mother), Ruatoki, via Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    Married Heriata Pura Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 10th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 20860 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      28 January 1918 AWMM
      London Gazette, p.1406 AWMM
    • British War Medal
      Victory Medal
      (MM) Oct 1917 - Awarded the MILITARY MEDAL for acts of Gallantary in the Field Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 1960 AWMM
      Age 20 AWMM
      Bush feller/Civilian AWMM
    • 1 August 1916 at Narrow Neck Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • One of the 50 Tuhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Ngāi Turanga. Pvt. MM, World War 1, 1914-1918, sn.20860, Māori Contingent, embarked on Tahiti 15-Nov-1916, for Devonport, England. Bushfeller, next of kin - Mrs Rehia Te Amo (mother) Ruatoki; b. 1893 (month and day not known) in Maungapohatu, aged 20 when he enlisted in 1916, dcd. 04-Sep-1960 age 70Y in Ruatoki (Charles Timutimu Research Project).

    Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07."At a sitting of the Commission at Ruatoki in April last it was stated that a number of the Urewera Natives sold their lands prior to enlisting for the war; those who returned now find themselves landless, and they ask that the Crown give them land so that they may not be a burden on the members of their families." Te Amo was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1960 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    RuatokiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Anzac Hall, Te Rewarewa Marae, Ruatoki AWMM

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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
      45: 34 AWMM
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07. AWMM
    • Research for this record was kindly provided by the Nga Wahi Pakanga I Karipori Charles Timutimu Research (August 2014). This project focused on the men of the Te Urewera area who fought in the 1st World War 1914 - 1918. AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
      p.258 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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