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MAORI BATTALION in GALLIPOLI 1915 - the Roll of Honour

Journal by ngairedith

The following is a list of casualties in the Maori Contingent on Gallipoli in 1915
It is of those Killed in action or those who died of Wounds or Disease obtained whilst on active service.

A HIGHLIGHTED NAME INDICATES A LINK TO A PHOTO

SOURCES:
- GENIES' JOTTINGS
- NZ ROLL OF HONOUR
- the MAORI IN THE GREAT WAR
- COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION

- RECRUITING THE MAORI CONTINGENT - & photos

- THE MAORI AT GALLIPOLI - includes photos

- Words to MAORI SONGS sung at WWI & WWII including
- I Runga o nga Piki to farewell the 2nd Maori Contingent
- E Pari Ra - tangi for soldiers lost in 1918
- Karangatia Rä - sung to returning men after WWI

Aramataku, Herewini - Private 16/87
B Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action - 6 August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Hamiora & Kakahuwai Aramakutu of Te Araroa, East Coast, Gisborne, New Zealand
Brother of Mrs Anderson of Omaio, Bay of Plenty, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Omaio, Bay of Plenty, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Baker, Whare - Private 16/524
B Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action - 21 August 1915
Memorial - Hill 60 (NZ) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey
Next of Kin - Jack Baker, Waipiro Bay, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Waipiro Bay, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Carroll, Tuahae - Corporal 16/572
New Zealand Maori Contingent
Killed in action 10th December 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Buried - Embarkation Pier Cemetery Special Memorial A. 46.
Son of Mo Pohatu, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ
Husband of the late Peti Ngakaho.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Gisborne, New Zealand
MEDALS
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion.


Christie, Hapi - Private 16/567
B Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease 17th February 1916, UK, ex-Gallipoli
Buried - Melcombe Regis Cemetery, Dorset, England III. C. 2670
Next of Kin - Mr William Christie, Te Karaka, Waikohu County, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Te Karaka, Waikohu County, Gisborne, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Ferris, Donald - Private 16/519
B Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action - 8th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Buried - Embarkation Pier Cemetery Special Memorial B. 16.
Son of Mr C. W. Ferris, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Geary, John - Lance Corporal 16/36A (& listed as 9/36)
Otago Mounted Rifles, Main Body (drafted as NZ Maori Contingent)
Killed in action 8th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Mr W. Geary, Portobello, Dunedin, Otago, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Portobello Camp, (old Mental Hospital), Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion


Harding, Joseph - Private 16/267
A Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Died of wounds in Egypt ex-Gallipoli 14 August 1915
Buried - Alexandria Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt refernce #J. 88.
Son of Mr Charles Harding, Hokitika, Westland, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Bluff, Southland, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion


Hare, Heremaia- Private 16/370
A Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 7th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Hariatu Maru & the late Hare Wi, Te Kao, Mangonui County, Northland, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Te Kao, Mangonui County, Northland, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Herewini, Hohepa - Private 16/176
1st Maori Contingent B Company
Died of wounds, Gallipoli age 21 on 21st Septembr 1915
Buried - Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey II.B.4.
Memorial - Rotorua War Memorial (WWI)
Son of Ruahiuhiu Herewini, Ngapuna, Rotorua, New Zealand
ENLSITMENT ADDRESS: Ngapuna, Rotorua, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Hetaraka, Harae - Private 16/325
A Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease age 20 in Mudros, ex-Gallipoli 16 Aug 1915
Buried - East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece II. F. 91.
Son of Timoti & Wanakia Hetaraka, Peria, Mangonui County, Northland, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Peria, Mangonui County, Northland, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Hill, Percy,- Warrant Officer 2nd Class, Company Sergeant Major 16/4537A
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES in connection with operations described in General Sir Ian Hamilton's despatch dated 11th December 1915.
New Zealand Maori Contingent Maori Pioneer Battalion
Killed in action 9th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Husband of Annie Eleanor Hill, 39 Melville Road, Stonebridge, London
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS:
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Hovell, George Woodward - Private 16/556
A Company, 1st Maori Contingent (Pioneer Battalion)
Died of Wounds age 16 in UK, ex-Gallipoli, 20th October 1915
Buried - Nunhead All Saints Cemetery, London, 52. 33511 D.
Son of Charles & Mary Hovell, Kennedy's Road, Coromandel, Firth of Thames, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Coromandel, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Karetai, Stewart - Private 16/271
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Hill 60 (NZ) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey Panel 12
Son of Joseph & Elizabeth Karetai c/o Otakou Post Office, Otakou, Dunedin
- Brother Sydney George Karetai - Private 16/585 also left on same ship with same contingent
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Otakou, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Mangaroa, Ngare William Pte 16/400
A Company, 1st Maori Contingent (Pioneer Battalion)
Died of disease following wounds in Malta ex-Gallipoli 30th December 1915
Buried - Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta C. IV. 2
Brother of Thompson Mangaroa, Taumarunui, NZ - Private 25556 - who died of disease in France 9th June 1919
Brother of Miss Kuhu Mangaroa of Kakahi
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Kakahi, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Manihera, Waitere - Private 16/189
A Company 1st Maori Contingent (Pioneer Battalion)
Killed in action age 23 6th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Mrs Elizabeth Manihera, Rapaki, Mount Herbert County, Lyttelton, Canterbury, NZ
Also son of Enerura and Makareta Manihera of Rapaki, Lyttelton
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Rapaki, Mount Herbert County, Lyttelton,
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Manuel, Richard - Lance Corporal 16/340
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 8th August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Walter Manuel, Te Kao, North Auckland, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Te Kao, Auckland, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Maraki, Tautuhi - Private 16/117
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 9th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Maraki Tautuhi, Waipiro Bay, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Akuaku, Waipiro Bay, East Cape, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Marino, Hohepa - Private16/139
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of wounds Gallipoli 2nd September 1915
Burial - Embarkation Pier Cemetery Special Memorial C. 14.
Son of Hura Marino, Tolaga Bay, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Mamaku, Rotorua, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Mete Kingi, Teira Hoani - Corporal 16/383
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action age 28 on 8th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
- Son of a well-known Wanganui Chief, Hoani Mete Kingi & Peeke Mete Kingi, Putiki, Wanganui, NZ
- Grandson of Mete Kingi Paetahi, the First Maori member elected to the House of Representatives.
- Brother of Henare Nemare Mete Kingi - Private 16/385 who was killed in action Somme, France 14th September 1916
- Brother of Paki Hoani Mete Kingi - Quartermaster-Sergeant 16/403
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Wanganui, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Mira, William - Private 16/278
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease in Egypt ex-Gallipoli, 9th December 1915
Buried - Cairo War Memorial Cemetery D. 304.
Son of Henry Mutu Mira, Otaki, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Otaki, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Ngamu, Hoani - Private 16/185
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Memorial - Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1)
Next of Kin: Tamihana Tikitere & Turiata Hopaea, Pukehinau, Ohinepanea, Tauranga, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Pukehinau, Akitio, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Paku, Akuhata - Private 16/28
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915 in the first assault on Hill 60.
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.3.
Son of Mrs Heni Tamihana, of Wairoa, Napier
Next of Kin: Mrs Whare Carroll, c/o Lady Carroll, Gisborne, NZ ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Gisborne, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Paora, Paetaha - Private 16/201
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease Malta ex-Gallipoli, 4th February 1916
Buried - Pieta Military Cemetery Malta, C. VII. 6.
Son of Mr & Mrs Kohatu Paora, of Taupo, NZ
ENLSITMENT ADDRESS: Taupo, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Papuni, Kurei - Private 16/493
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915 during the August Offensive in a night attack on Bauchop's Hill (Stowers).
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Mrs Tapeka Papuni, Omarumutu, Opotiki, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Omarumutu, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Para, Paul Whetu - Private 16/346
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Wounds in Kaikohe, NZ, ex-Gallipoli on 9th May 1916.
- On September 7th 1915, he was admitted to No.15 General Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt with a severe gunshot wound in the left hip.
Buried - Kaikohe Maori Cemetery, Northland, New Zealand
Son of Mr & Mrs Whetu Para, Okahau, Northland, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Kaikohe, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Peneamene, Tumaru - Private 16/284
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease in UK ex-Gallipoli 18th September 1915
Buried - Birmingham Lodge Hill Cemetery, Warwickshire, England B10. 608.
Son of Hohepa & the late Maaka Peneamene, Morven, Canterbury, NZ
Brother of Tieke Peneamene - Private 16/283 also served Gallipoli
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Morven, Canterbury, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Popoki, Te Ao - Private 16/410
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease in Egypt 15th August 1915
Buried - Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt L. 4
Son of Kurupai Popoki, Puketarata, Otorohanga, New Zealand
ENLSITMENT ADDRESS: Mokai, Taupo, New Zealand

Porete, August Paani - Private 16/287
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Enteric Fever age 22 in Egypt having been evacuated from Gallipoli on 11th September 1915
Buried - Alexandria Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery D. 192
Son of Son of Pani and Timaima Porete of Hillgrove, Otago
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Hillgrove, Waitaki, Otago, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Potonga, Tame - Private 16/388
A Company 1st Maori Contingent Pioneer Battalion
Died of Disease in NZ 30th December 1915
Buried - Pakaraka Maori Cemetery, Wanganui, NZ
Son of the late Kaiaoha Potonga
- Born at Waitotara
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Waitotara, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Pulu, Niuloa - Sergeant 16/1107
Rarotongans, Attached B Company 3rd Maori Contingent
LAST UNIT SERVED: New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion
Died of Pneumonia age 32 (was incorrectly recorded as dying of wounds) at sea on board HT Corinthic en route to Capetown 26th June 1916 - click link for more story -
Memorial - Wellington Provincial Memorial, Wellington, NZ
Husband of Vaiata, Alofi, Niue Island
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: unknown

Rapihana, Herewini - Private 16/580
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915 age 20 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Wiremu & Maki Rapihana, Pukepoto, Mangonui, Doubtless Bay, Northland, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Pukepoto, Mangonui, Doubtless Bay,
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Ratima, Nepia - Private 16/91
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 7th August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Wharekohuru Remana, Poroporo, Whakatane, NZ
Brother of Romana Ratima 16/94
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Torere, Opotiki, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Richmond, Tom - Private 16/102
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Wounds in Egypt, ex-Gallipoli 9th September 1915
Buried - Alexandria Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery H. 24.
Son of T. Rihimona Rehua, & Teoria Rihimona, Torere, Opotiki, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Torere, Opotiki, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Ropata, Pahia - Private 16/199
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6t August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
- Son of Tangaho Ropata and Metapere Ropata, of Otaki, Manawatu Line, Wellington
- Husband of Pearle Hunt (formerly Ropata), of Little River, Christchurch
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS; Little River, Christchurch, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Rukingi, Waretini - Sergeant 16/62
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 1st September 1915
Buried - Embarkation Pier Cemetery Special Memorial C. 80
Memorial at Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1)
- Son of Rotohiki and Pinenga Rukingi, of Ohinemutu, Rotorua.
- Brother of 16/578 Private Henare Rukingi, A Company 1st Maori Contingent, same departure as Waretini ..
- Brother of 16/1369 Corporal Pini Rukingi, Maori Contingent, 4th Reinforcements to Egypt
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Waerengaahika, Gisborne, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Sidney, William - Private 16/591
A Company 1st Maori Contingent Pioneer Battalion
Killed in action 21st August 1915
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.4.
Son of Mrs W Sidney of Tologa Bay, Gisborne
Next of Kin: Tuahine Haereone Sidney, Tolaga Bay, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Tolaga Bay, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Simpson, George - Private 16/506
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.5.
Next of Kin: Brother, J. B. Simpson, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Weka, Auckland, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Taewa, Rawiri - Private 16/68
B Company, 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.6.
Next of Kin: Mr Eruiti Kopa Taewa (brother), Tuparoa, Waiapu County, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Tuparoa, Waiapu, Gisborne, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Tahu, Ngakepa - Private 16/358
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Taimona and Ruta Tahu of Te Kopuru, Wairoa North.
- Native of Ripia, Northland
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Ripia, Northern Wairoa, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Taka, William - Private 16/474
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Mr and Mrs Wiremu Taka, of Mercer, Waikato, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Mercer, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Tamarapa, Waikohari - 16/418
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Dsease in Mudros ex-Gallipoli 12th October 1915
Buried - Portianos Military Cemetery Lemnos, Greece V. B. 111.
Son of Mr Tamarapa, Ohangi, Hawera County, Taranaki, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Ohangi, Hawera County, Taranaki, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion


Taumaunu, Hare - Private 16/78
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease in Mudros ex-Gallipoli 11th October 1915
Buried - Portianos Military Cemetery Lemnos, Greece V. B. 105.
Son of Hapi Taumaunu, Reporua, Port Awanui, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Reporua, Port Awanui, Gisborne, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Te Moni, Matehaere - Private 16/181
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Next of Kin: Mr Makete Te Moni (brother), Te Puke, Tauranga County, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Te Puke, BayNew Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Te Otimi, Pitonga - Private 16/183
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 8th August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Memorial - Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1)
Son of Marupo & Ami Marupo Te Otimi, Maketu, Tauranga County, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Te Whare, Taiawhiao - Private 16/421
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Wounds Malta ex-Gallipoli 31st July 1915
Buried - Addolorata Cemetery, Malta E. EA. A. 656
Son of Mrs Miriama te Whare, Taupo, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Taupo, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Thompson, Richard - Private 16/360A
Otago Mounted Rifles Maori Contingent
Died of wounds at sea, ex-Gallipoli, on board H.S. Davanha 9th August 1915
Memorial - Lone Pine Memorial Anzac, Turkey 76
Son of Pono & Annie Thompson
Next of Kin: Rua Thompson, Otakou, Waianawa, Southland, NZ
- Native of Otakou, Dunedin, New Zealand.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Ruapuke Island, Foveaux Strait, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Tiini, Hopa - Private 16/364
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease in Egypt 16th January 1916
Buried - ?
Son of Tiini Heta (father), Peria, North Auckland, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Peria, North Auckland, New Zealand

Tua, James - Private 16/480
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Wounds at sea ex-Gallipoli 14th August 1915
Memorial - Lone Pine Memorial 76
Son of Mrs Areta Tuatini, Hangatiki, Waitomo County, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Hangatiki, Waitomo County, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Tuati, Pareiha _ Private 16/123
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of WOunds at sea ex-Gallipoli 16th August 1915
Buried - Portianos Military Cemetery Lemnos, Greece I. B. 32.
Son of Mrs Emere Tuati, Thames, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Tunoa, Hamiora - Private 16/125
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.7.
Son of Tunoa Lawson (father), Whakatane, NZ
Next of Kin: Tu Mihaera & Kauha Lawson, Whakatane, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Wahia, Moa - Private 16/482
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease at sea, ex-Gallipoli 9th September 1915
Buried - Alexandria Chatby Military & War Memorial Cemetery H. 25.
Son of Ani Ngarae, Matakana, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Thames, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Wahia, Thomas - Private 16/426
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 6th August 1915
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Son of Mrs Wahia Te Moananui, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Wairau, Ra - Private 16/53
Died of Wounds Malta ex-Gallipoli 11 Sep 1915
Buried - Pieta Military Cemetery B. X. 4.
- Son of Ra and Wahati Wairau, of Opoutama, Hawkes Bay.
- Next of Kin: Miss Wahati Wairau (sister), Mahia, Wairoa County, Hawke's Bay, NZ
- Brother of 16/779 Private Raniera Wairau, died of disease 30th October 1916 en route to England from France.
- Brother of Paihau, of Opoutama, Hawkes Bay,
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Muriwai, Cook County, Gisborne, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Waiti, Hauraki - Private 16/549
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.8.
Son of Mrs Apikara Mangaone, Hiruharama (Waitakaro), Waipiro Bay, Waiapu County, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.8.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Hiruharama (Waitakaro), Waiapu County, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion


Warakihi, Poihipi - Prvate 16/564
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Killed in action 21st August 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial 12.1.9.
Next of Kin: Ruku Warakihi, Ormond, Gisborne, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Gisborne, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Whareraupo, Tuakana-Kore - Lance Corporal 16/145
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of wounds, Gallipoli 6 Aug 1915 Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial - Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial 24
Memorial - Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1
Son of Mrs. Te Whareraupo, of Te Waite, Rotoiti, Rotorua
Next of Kin: T. Whareraupo, Rotoiti, Rotorua, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Rotorua, New Zealand
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Whitau, Puaka - Private 16/188
A Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Disease in UK, ex-Gallipoli 10 Oct 1915
Buried - Wokingham Saint Sebastian Churchyard, Berkshire, England Special Plot 1
Son of
Next of Kin: Mrs Miria Kemara (aunt), Temuka, NZ
- Brother of 16/789 Private Arapata Koti P. Whitau, 2nd Maori Contingent, who was killed in action Somme, France, 8th June 1916
- Brother of 16/231 Private Tuapaoa Whitau A Company 1st Maori Contingent
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Tuahiwi, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

Williams, Joe - Private 16/112
B Company 1st Maori Contingent
Died of Dysentry at sea, ex-Gallipoli 13th August 1915
Memorial - Lone Pine Memorial 76
Net of Kin: Wiremu Rori, Hokianga, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Tuparoa, Waiapu County, Northland, NZ
MEDALS:
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal
* Victory Medal
* Gallipoli Medallion

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by ngairedith on 2011-04-24 18:52:52

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them

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