(Service number 16/189)

Aliases Waitere
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 24 November 1891 Place of Birth Rapaki, Lyttleton, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date 19 October 1914 Age 23
Address at Enlistment Rapaki, Lyttelton, New Zealand
Occupation Contractor for N Cook, Lyttelton
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin
Religion Methodist
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 Maori Contingent

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915, Balkan 1915
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 8 June 1915 Age 23
Place of Death Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference Panel 24
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Arowhenua War Memorial; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour & Temuka War Memorialas W Manihera - or is this a seperate person?)

Biographical Notes

Son of Enerura and Makareta Manihera of 5 Hawkehirst St, Rapaki, Lyttelton. Last employer W Cook, Lyttelton


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (Oct 2013); Archways (June 2014); CWGC(Oct 2013); NZ War Graves (Oct 2013)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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