James Tepene

James Tepene

James Tepene

Unit: New Zealand Maori (Pioneer) Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of Hohepa Tepene and Matete Tepene. Born at Otamatea, Kaipara. Served in Egypt, 1915-16 and on the Western Front, 1916.

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  • Service Number: 16/922
  • First Name: James
  • Surname: Tepene
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: Te Hau Tapene (uncle), Thames, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: New Zealand Maori (Pioneer) Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 10 November 1916
  • Age: 19
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death: Died of Disease

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: 2nd Maori Contingent
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 18 September 1915
  • Transport: HMNZT 29
  • Vessel: Waitemata
  • Destination: Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum