Akhuata Te Naihi (Augustus) Katau

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 27 August 1893 at Bruce Bay, Westland, New Zealand
  • Died 10 June 1924, Hokitika
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 19543
  • Served In Māori Contingent, 14th Reinforcements, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Next of Kin Te Naihi Katau (father), Bruce Bay, South Westland, Mrs Hemi Te Naihi (Katau), Bruce Bay
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted27 October 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 76, Aparima, departed 16 February 1917, disembarked 2 May 1917, Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Theatres of operationWestern Europe 1917-18
  • Periods of service208 days in New Zealand and one year 117 days overseas in Western Europe. Total service of one year and 325 days
  • Discharged24 September 1918, no longer physically fit for war service, on account of illness (tuberculosis) contracted on active service.
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal

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