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John Hona Patene

  • Service number
    WWI 19534 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 14th Reinforcements, NZ Maori Pioneers Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 38 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 38 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Hona AWMM
  • Surname
    Patene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19534 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    3 June 1894 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Rotoiti, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Hona & Ruta Patene Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Okere Falls, Rotorua Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hona Patene (father), Te Takapou, Rotoiti, via Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 14th Reinforcements, NZ Maori Pioneers Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19534 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916 - 1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - 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
    Oct 1917 suffered from a Hernia, was Hospitalized in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Maori Soldiers Football Champions in England
    Free Lance, Volume XVII, Issue 896, 14 September 1917.
    Written from the NZ Engineer’s camp in England, George Asher (who is the captain of the team below and is holding the ball in the group), states: “We have never been beaten and our line has never been crossed. This is a good photo for the Free Lance. Send us one now and again
    J H Patene was one of the members of this Maori Soldiers' Football Team (see photo above) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - Free Lance, Volume XVII, Issue 896, 14 September 1917
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1930 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    35yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2018 - BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
      55: 38 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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10 July 2018Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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