Raha Nopera

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • Born 21 March 1883, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Died date of death unknown
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/192
  • Served In A Company, 1st Māori Contingent, New Zealand (Māori) Pioneer Battalion
  • Next of Kin Mohi Nopera, Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted19 October 1914
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 20, Warrimoo, 14 February 1915, from Wellington, New Zealand, disembarked 26 March 1915, Suez, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916, Balkan, Gallipoli 1915 and Western European 1916-1917-1918
  • Periods of service328 days in New Zealand and four years 51 days. Total service five years 14 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Westmoreland, 10 April 1919
  • Discharged1 November 1919, granted indefinite leave
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal