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Wetere Taonui Hetet

  • Service number
    WWI 19418 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Wetene AWMM
    • Kelly AWMM
    • Wetene Hetet AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wetere Taonui AWMM
  • Surname
    Hetet AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wetene AWMM
    • Kelly AWMM
    • Wetene Hetet AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19418 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Te Hetet (father), Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19418 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Brothers Tuheka Taonui Hetet (16/446) and Wetere Taonui Hetet (19418) served in WW1

    Memorial card including a photographs of Wetere Taonui (Kelly) Hetet and Tuheka Hetet WW1 and also of Kingi Tuheka (Hoppy) Hetet 28 Battalion WW2 laid by whanau in the Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories

    Named Wetene on the Nominal Roll. Named Wetere Taonui (Kelly) Hetet by whanau in a memorial card AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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
    Ngāti Maniapoto's WW1 Memorial, Te Tokanganui-a-noho Marae, Te Kuiti AWMM

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Leave a tribute or memory of Wetere Taonui Hetet

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  • I don't know what life would have been like in the war. Watching people you love fall around you. Each day in battle, fighting for your beliefs, your life, your way of living. I first thank you koro Kelly for being a creator of life and secondly for being a protector of life and then I admire, but don't envy the necessary evil and burden of a taker of life. You will always be in my heart and all of your seeds. You are a son of tumatauinga. Aroha nui koro
    Public - Tuheka Terence Johnston - Other Relative - 3 April 2015
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  • Love u koro rest in peace
    Public - Jacob - Other Relative - 2 April 2015
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  • Love to you koro! so proud and humbled by your contribution to the service of our country- I see my own father at every dawn service because of YOU - now I take my son because of that ! You have left a long lasting legacy with my own family - I hope amongst the hurt and sorrows of war , with your brother (tuheka) that you found a sense of adventure and pride - always remembered always loved xo
    Public - Awhina - Other Relative - 2 April 2015
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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
      49: 22 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
03 April 2015Tuheka Terence Johnston Australia brisbaneOther Relative
02 April 2015JacobBrisbane AustraliaOther Relative
02 April 2015AwhinaBrisbane , AustraliaOther Relative

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