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Teteira Tepiihi

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  • Service number
    19435 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Te Teira Te Piihi AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Teteira AWMM
  • Surname
    Tepiihi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Te Teira Te Piihi AWMM
  • Service number
    19435 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM RuatokiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Ruatoki AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Potehiku Tepiihi (wife), Taneatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    19435 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • One of the 50 Tuhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Ngāti Rongo. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn.19435, 12th Reinforcements Māori Contingent, Māori Contingent, embarked in Wellington 2-Jan-1917 for London England. Labourer, next of kin - Mrs Potehiku Tepiihi (wife), Taneatua; b. 1890 Ruatoki, aged 25Y when he enlisted in 1916, dcd. 1953 age 62Y (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 pIIHI was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    1953 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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Sources

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  • 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
    • 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
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM