Pacific Islanders in the NZEF

Page 6 – Roll of Honour

This Roll of Honour is limited to men from the Cook Islands and Niue who served in the contingents formed on these islands.

Cook Islands

Name

Number

Rank

Date of
Death

Where buried

 

 

 

 

 

Adam, Kiro Luke

16/1007

Private

7.10.1917

New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium

Anthony, Manuel

16/1182

Corporal

10.5.1917

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Arii, Ara

16/1139

Private

24.8.1916

Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France

Banaba, Beni

19236

Sergeant

16.9.1917

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Inga

16/1184

Private

12.12.1918

Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel

Kamati

16/1185

Private

4.10.1918

Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine

Mataiti, Kai

19250

Private

16.2.1918

Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel

Matapo, Kaka

60713

Private

14.8.1919

Featherston Camp Cemetery, Featherston

Mataputa

16/1213

Private

5.3.1916

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Matau, Manavaroa

16/1189

Private

29.8.1916

Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France

Ngaia, Kapao

19281

Corporal

29.10.1917

Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Ngaipu, Ingatu

84503

Private

10.11.1918

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Pirangi

19296

Private

14.10.1916

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Rota, Rota

60754

Private

16.1.1919

At sea. Karori Memorial Arch, Wellington

Ruka, Willie

19303

Private

28.1.1917

Rookwood Necropolis Cemetery, Sydney

Solomona, Peter

16/1196

Lance-Corpl

3.4.1917

Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland

Tapapa, Akava

19239

Private

19.10.1918

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Taringa

16/1199

Private

15.8.1916

Trois Arbres Cemetery, France

Taura

16/1202

Private

7.1.1917

Walton-on-Thames Cemetery, England

Teipo, Pai

84543

Private

10.2.1919

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Teiva, Teaumarae

19234

Private

14.9.1916

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

Tepuretu, Apu

16/1222

Private

30.9.1916

Quarry Cemetery Montauban, France

Tete, Nikau

19284

Private

12.10.1918

Kantara War Memorial cemetery, Egypt

Tutavake, R.

16/1220

Private

15.10.1918

Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine

Vavia, W.

16/1203

Private

1.10.1916

Flatiron Copse Cemetery, France

Wycliffe, Peau

84501

Private

27.3.1919

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

See images of two First World War roll of honour boards which hang in the Cook Islands RSA in Rarotonga.

Niue

To King George V - All those in authority, and the brave men who fight: I am the Island of Niue, a small child that stands up to help the kingdom of George V. There are two portions. We are offering - 1) money, 2) men.

Offer of troops from Niue, 16 September 1914.

Filitoua

16/1046

Private

19.6.1916

St Andrew's, Hornchurch, England

Kaimanu

16/1062

Private

15.3.1916

Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Mitikele

16/1087

Private

16.5.1916

Tel-el-Kebir War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Moki

16/1088

Private

30.6.1916

St Andrew's, Hornchurch, England

Peni

16/1115

Private

23.6.1916

At sea. Karori Memorial Arch, Wellington

Pineki

16/1126

Private

4.7.1916

At sea. Karori Memorial Arch, Wellington

Pulu

16/1107

Sergeant

25.6.1916

At sea. Karori Memorial Arch, Wellington

Taleva

16/1132

Private

12.6.1916

St Andrew's, Hornchurch, England

Tauetuli

16/1155

Private

9.6.1916

Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France

Taumataua

16/1165

Private

19.12.1916

Waikumete Soldiers' Cemetery, Auckland

Timoko

16/1134

Private

21.9.1916

Waikumete Soldiers' Cemetery, Auckland

Tionesini

16/1133

Corporal

31.5.1916

Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France

Tiueatama

16/1164

Private

27.6.1916

At sea. Karori Memorial Arch, Wellington

Vaihola

16/1179

Private

28.6.1916

At sea. Karori Memorial Arch, Wellington

Vasau

16/1177

Private

11.6.1916

St Andrew's, Hornchurch, England

Vilipate

16/1178

Private

25.12.1915

O'Neill's Point Cemetery, Auckland

This list was compiled from information on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

How to cite this page

'Roll of Honour', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/pacific-islanders-nzef/roll-of-honour, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 10-Apr-2015

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tony tekoronga

Posted: 06 Apr 2011

kia orana, hi there, my grandfather served with the 3rd contingent from rarotonga, he was Private, 60674, Tutai Tekoronga, he enlisted from Narrow Neck camp on the 12-3-1918, and served in Egypt and Palestine, quaratine at Soames Island, then return back to Rarotonga and discharged on 12-3-191. I think we have a war photo of him in the RSL club in Nikao in Rarotonga,..thank you..god bless