(Service number 16/188)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Tuahiwi, New Zealand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Miria Kemara (aunt), Temuka, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 1st 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

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 October 1915 Age
Place of Death England ex Gallipoli
Cause Died of disease
Memorial or Cemetery Wokingham (St Sebastian) Churchyard, Heathlands Road, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham Berkshire England
Memorial Reference Special Plot 1
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour (as P WHITU?); Temuka War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Teone and Ratira Whitau, of Temuka, Southland, New Zealand.


Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wheeler, N. - White, A. (photo J Halpin 2010)

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