Herbert Pahi

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 8 September 1899, Tuahiwi, North Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 16 December 1976, Christchurch
  • Last rank Corporal
  • Service number 8/4200
  • Served In 3rd Battalion, Otago Regiment
  • Next of Kin Mr David Pahi (father), Green Island, Dunedin, Otago
  • Pre-war occupation Boilermaker
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted16 December 1915
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 49, Maunganui, departed 1 April 1916, Wellington, disembarked Suez, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1916 and Western European 1916-1917-1918
  • Periods of service134 days in New Zealand and three years 55 days overseas in Egypt and Western Europe. Total service of three years and 189 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Paparoa, 24 May 1919
  • Discharged22 June 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal
Notes

Served in both WWI and WWII (820775).

Herbert attested that his date of birth was 8th September 1899 when he enlisted, but it is noted on his record as 8th December 1895.