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Tiaki Johnson

  • Service number
    WWI 19856 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 20th Rfts Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 38 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 38 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tiaki AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19856 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 February 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WairoaHawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Michael & Terina Johnson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - MilitaryRecord
  • Address before enlistment
    Frasertown, Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - MilitaryRecord
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    M. Johnson (father), Frasertown, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - MilitaryRecord

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 20th Rfts Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 19856 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs 6mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      162 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked, 26 July 1917; admitted to ship's hospital, 27 July 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged from ship's hospital, 22 August 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 24 September 1917.
    Marched in to 4th Reserve Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp, 6 November 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1917; joined Pioneer Bn, in the field, 6 January 1918.
    Detached to Divisional Lewis Gun School, 1 May 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 17 May 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board SS 'Westmoreland', 28 February 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contraced on Active Service), 11 November 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 219 days (of which 1 year 256 days was abroad)

    Parents: Michael and Serina JOHNSON (both b. New Zealand) AWMM
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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

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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
      69: 38 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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