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Hini Wi Wimutu

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  • Service number
    WWI 20861 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Wimutu AWMM
    • Hihi Wimutu AWMM
    • Nini Wi Mutu AWMM
    • Nimi Wi Mutu AWMM
    • Hini Wimutu AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hini Wi AWMM
  • Surname
    Wimutu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wimutu AWMM
    • Hihi Wimutu AWMM
    • Nini Wi Mutu AWMM
    • Nimi Wi Mutu AWMM
    • Hini Wimutu AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20861 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 May 1896 AWMM WaimanaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hina Te Whare Mutu (mother), Waimana, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20861 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Bushman/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Listed on the Nominal Roll as Hihi Wimutu.

    One of the 50 Tuhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Ngāti Tawhaki. aka Hihi Wimutu and Nini Wi Mutu; Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn. 20861, 10th Reinforcements, Māori Contingent, embarked 15-Nov-1916 for Devonport England. Campaigns: Western European 1917-1919; Military Awards, British War Medal (1914-1920), Victory Medal. Bushman, next of kin - Mrs Hina Te Whare Mutu (mother); b. 22-May-1896 Waimana, aged 21 when he enlisted in 1916, dcd. 31-Mar-1958 age 62 (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." Wimutu was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    31 March 1958 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
    WhakataneEastern Bay of Plenty AWMM
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  • Place of death
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  • Memorial name
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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
    • 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
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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