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Full Name
Thompson Mangaroa
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Thompson
Surname
Mangaroa
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
25556
Iwi
Ngati Tuwharetoa
Hapu
Ngati Manunui
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Taupo, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mahia Mangaroa (brother), Kakahi, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
17th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
27 September 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Pakeha
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
41
Page on Nominal Roll
9
Campaigns
Western Front 1916, 1917, 1918
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Pioneer Battalion
Place of Death
New Zealand ex France
Date of Death
9 June 1919
Year of Death
1919
Cause of Death
Died of wounds (gas)
Cemetery Name
urupa, Kakahi Catholic Church, Wiatea Road off SH 4, 16 kilometres south east of Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
  • Thompson Mangaroa was the son of Wakaiti and Utaora Mangaroa, of Kakahi, New Zealand.
  • Two brothers served in WW1 and died : Ngare William Mangaroa (16/400) and Thompson Mangaroa (25556).
Archives NZ source
NZETC
Further References
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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