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Harry Enoka

  • Service number
    WWI 19956 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Tahere Enoka AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Emmins, W.G.M. - Ernest, D. (CC BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Emmins, W.G.M. - Ernest, D. (CC BY …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Enoka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tahere Enoka AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19956 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1892 AWMM TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Makereta Enoka (wife), Te Teko, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    26 July 1917 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    Makarita (Makereta) Tahere, I te Whare Maori i Opoutea AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19956 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 25 May 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Married with three children. His wife was name Makarita (Makereta) Tahere. His children were named Hinepuri Tahere (Born, 1.12.1916); Waiare Enoka (Born, 14.12.1917); Tahere Enoka (Born, 11.2.1920). AWMM
    • Children of Tahere Enoka and Makarita Riini were:
      Waiari Enoka
      Hinepuke Tahere
      Te Aomapuna Joy Tahere 10.01.1920
      Materori Matehuarahi Tahere 04.04.1921
      Hohi Tahere
      Ngaiterangi Tahere
      Moenohotu Mona Tahere 17.09.1925
      Hirini Ngatai 1927
      Tahere Enoka Public - Te Raehira - Direct descendant - 10 May 2019 - Family papers
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About death

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Nga mihi nui ki a koe e Koro, ki o hoa hoki, Na to koutou kaha ki te haere ki te mura o te ahi, ka taea e matou te noho I roto I te rangimarie I enei ra. Takoto marie I roto I nga ringa o te Ariki.
    Public - Gerry - Direct descendant - 1 March 2017



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      70: 31 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 May 2019Te RaehiraWellingtonDirect descendant
25 August 2017GerryRuatoria New ZealandDirect descendant

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