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Peter Rua

  • Service number
    WWI 55549 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Tipene Herata Rua AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 70), Page: 31 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 70), Page: 31 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Rua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tipene Herata Rua AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55549 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Te Rua Hereta (father), Chatham Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55549 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 Unknown AWMM Fisherman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served as Peter. Named as Tipene Herata Rua (Peter) by the Canterbury Museum AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 November 1970 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Plot 137 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Another Anzac Day Dad. Thinking of you on this and everyday. Many years have passed since you passed away, but my life carries on. Sadly my husband passed away 2 years ago but I have 3 beautiful children who take good care of me. Have many beautiful grandchildren and great grandchildren. You would have been so proud of them, shame you never met any of them.
    Say hi to Mum and Tu for me, Im sure you have met up there somewhere.

    Your grandson Peter Robert Rua-crofts has the big photo of you and is very proud of it. He is keeping the Rua name going which is great.

    Lots of Love from your loving whanau Dad. Memories are great .
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Public - Barbara - Other relative - 25 April 2021
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  • Another Anzac Day here Dad. Still think of you often after all these years. Good memories. Love you xxxxxxxxxx
    Public - Barbara - Child - 25 April 2017
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  • Another year gone by Dad and it is Anzac Day 2016. Remember you always. Love from your daughter Barbara.
    Public - Barbara - Other relative - 25 April 2016
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  • Dear Dad.Many years have passed since you left me and I still think of you and Mum often.This year is the 100 year celebration of the 1st World War in which you served, which makes me very proud of you. You suffered later in life because of the gas which was used during that war. Thanks to you and Mum I had great parents who looked after me well. If you could only see all your Mokopuna and Great Mokopuna you would be so pleased with them,they are a happy healthy whanau and real treasures. Love you Dad. RIP. xxxxxx
    Public - Barbara Louise - Child - 23 April 2015
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  • Great Uncle Peter I wish we had known you. My mother Te Haringaroa Herata Rua (aka Ali) was your niece. I hope you remember her and you two have had a korero wherever you both are. Thank you so much for your mahi - you are a significant Chatham Islander and I am grateful for what you did for us. I know granddad would have been proud of you also Lorraine Norris (Herata Rua) Chatham Islands (now Mt Maunganui).
    Public - Lorraine - Other Relative - 22 April 2015
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25 April 2021Barbara Parklands ChristchurchOther relative
25 April 2017BarbaraChristchurchChild
23 April 2015Barbara LouiseChristchurch.8083Child
22 April 2015LorraineChatham IslandsOther Relative

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