REIHANA, Tupai Jack
(Service number 3418)

Aliases Enlisted as Jack. Also known as Ned
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 19 May 1895 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date 31 August 1915 Age 22 years
Address at Enlistment Morison Road, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Bricklayer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Myrie KEMARA (aunt), Wilkin Street, Temuka
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 11th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Infantry Battalion
Date 10 May 1916
Transport Euripides
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 5th Pioneer Battalion

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 4 July 1968 Age 76 years
Place of Death 3 Huirapa Street, Temuka (residence)
Notices Timaru herald, 5 July 2016
Memorial or Cemetery Arowhenua Maori Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Jack Tupai Reihana was the eldest son Te Kakati Reihana and Irihapeti Ohipere Mohi Te Aika. He was in Australia at the outbreak of war and soon enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [01 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [01 November 2016]; Timaru Herald, 1 October 1914, 9 May 1917, 31 July 1919, 13 October 1919, 3 November 1919, 25 May 1920, Temuka Leader, 23 January 1917, 29 & 31 July 1919, 4 & 11 October 1919, 4 August 1931, Evening Post, 18 May 1918 (Papers Past) [01 November 2016]; Timaru Herald, 5 July 1968 (Timaru District Library) [01 November 2016]

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