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Apia Whaanga

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  • Service number
    WWI 19893 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 20th Reinforcements Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 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
    Apia AWMM
  • Surname
    Whaanga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19893 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 March 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    12 March 1897 Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Iwitea, Wairoa Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Te Tihi o Te Rangi Whaanga and Mako Puhara Timo Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Iwitea, Wairoa, H.B., NZ Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mako Tihi Whaanga (mother), Iwitea, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1925 married Makere (Kere) Taunoa Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 20th Reinforcements Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19893 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 12 April 1917 at Narrow Neck Camp Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs 1mth Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1971 Public Source
  • Date of death
    25 April 1971 Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    73yrs Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, NZ Public - Lorriane M - Researcher - 23 April 2016 - Military Record & 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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 38 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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23 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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