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Full Name
Paetaha Paora
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Paetaha
Surname
Paora
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
16/201
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Paora Kohatu, Taupo, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Taupo, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
1st Maori Contingent
Embarkation Unit
B Company
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
562
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Pioneer Battalion
Place of Death
Malta
Date of Death
4 February 1916
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
C. VII. 6.
Biographical Notes
Paetaha Paora was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kohatu Paora, of Taupo, Rotorua, New Zealand.
Additional Information
From the spring of 1915, the hospitals and convalescent depots established on the islands of Malta and Gozo dealt with over 135,000 sick and wounded, chiefly from the campaigns in Gallipoli and Salonika.
Archives NZ source
NZETC
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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