(Service number 16/284)

Aliases Tamati Tumaru
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Hohepa Peneamene, Morven, Canterbury, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Maori Contingent
Unit, Squadron, or Ship A Company
Date 14 February 1915
Transport Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Maori Contingent

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 18 September 1915 Age 33
Place of Death United Kingdom to Gallipoli
Cause Died of disease
Memorial or Cemetery Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery, Warwickshire, England
Memorial Reference B10. 608.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of the late Maaka and Hohepa Peneamene, of Waihao, and brother of Ijaka Peneamarne (Isaac Peneamene); The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists his full name as Tamati Tumaru Peneamene.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 Dec 2013]; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R20800259; SCRoll web submission by K Whitau-Kean 26 October 2018

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