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Arthur Te Waata Gannon

  • Service number
    • 1518 AWMM
    • 4671 AWMM
    • 33003 AWMM
    • 4th Ctgn: # 1518; 7th Ctgn: # 4671; WWI: 33003 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    Arthur Te Wawata AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 37 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 37 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Arthur Te Waata AWMM
  • Surname
    Gannon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arthur Te Wawata AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1518 AWMM
    • 4671 AWMM
    • 33003 AWMM
    • 4th Ctgn: # 1518; 7th Ctgn: # 4671; WWI: 33003 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Rongowhakaata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rongowhakaata
  • Hapū
    Ngati Kaipoho Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rongowhakaata
  • Waka
    Tākitimu / Horouta Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rongowhakaata
  • Rohe
    Tapui pa on the west bank of Te Arai River Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rongowhakaata
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 5 August 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 5 August 1878 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    5th August 1878 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Michael Joseph & Kate Gannon
    Michael J Gannon was an Interpreter in Gisborne area in the 1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Newspaper Reports
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre SA War - C/- Michael J Gannon (father)
    Pre WWI - c/- Mrs Edna M Gannon (wife), Islington, Ponsonby, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Post SA War: Clerk
    Post WWI: Carter/Carrier In Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Edna Hiria Gannon (wife), Islington Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • SA War: father - Michael Joseph Gannon, Ring Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    SA War : single
    WWI: married - 1914 to Edna Hiria KELLY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Rhodesia & Cape Colony Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • 1518 AWMM
    • 4671 AWMM
    • 33003 AWMM
    • 4th Ctgn: # 1518; 7th Ctgn: # 4671; WWI: 33003 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    • 4th & 7th Contingents & NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1901; 1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    4yrs in No 8 Service Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    • SA War: 14 March 1900 at Wellington, left from Christchurch 31 March 1900
      WWI: 1915 at Takapuna, Auc Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    pre SA War: Assistant Surveyor Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Age on enlistment
    SA War: 4th Ctgn = 21yrs; WWI: 37yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - 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
    SA War: Corporal
    WWI: Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wrote He Whakahau in Waitemata wobbler : N.Z. Exped. Forces, XXI Reinforcement.

    Died in Townsville Queensland

    Father was named Michael Joseph Gannon. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    September 1943 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - Research
  • Age at death
    65 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of death
    Townsville, Queensland, Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - Research
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's S A Boer War Memorial - refer document attached, 'Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 August 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      52: 37 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Waitemata wobbler : N.Z. Exped. Forces, XXI Reinforcement. De La Mare, Frederick Archibald, 1877-, editor. Rowland, A.E.M. (Albert Edward MacKay), editor. Harris, E.W. (Edwin Walter), editor. -- [On board ship] : [Magazine Committee] Printed by Cape Times Ltd. : [1917]. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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12 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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