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John Tautau

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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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Miltiary Record
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Tautau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19960 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1896 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Nikora & Hariata Tautau of Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Waitanwha Matenga (father), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Hariata Tautau of Tolaga Bay (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19960 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 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 29 May 1917 AWMM
      Age 21 AWMM
      Sheep farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 29 May 1917 at Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21yr 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 4.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      125 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      February 1918, pneumonia AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Abdominal tuberculosis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Hariata

    He fell sick whilst in France; was evacuated to England, recovered and then rejoined the Battalion

    Embarked for New Zealand February 1919, admitted to the Ship's Hospital on the voyage AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 November 1919 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Tolaga Bay AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    A Maori returned soldier, Lance-Corporal John Tautau, whose relatives reside at Tolaga Bay, died yesterday at the Cook Hospital, where he had been undergoing treatment for some time. The body is being taken to Tolaga Bay for burial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 February 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 15063, 11 November 1919, Page 2
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
14 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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