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WWI 20678 AWMM
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Taiporutu Kemp (father), Okauia, Matamata, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
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Kawenata Kemp was the son of Taiporutu Kemp, of Matamata, New Zealand.
Member of the Maori Pioneer Battalion attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company.
43 members of the NZ (Maori) Pioneers served with the New Zealand Tunnelling Company and assisted in the late 1916 early 1917 preparations of the Arras caverns for the Battle of Arras. AWMM
28 January 1918 AWMM
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Urupa, Okauia, Matamata-Piako District, New Zealand AWMM
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Public - Marion Catherine - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
38: 40 AWMM
- Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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