Rawiri Manawatu* Te Ra

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 8 November 1894, Kaiapoi, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Died 6 June 1915, Gallipoli
  • Killed In Action Died of wounds (gunshot wound to throat)
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 6/98
  • Served In Canterbury Regiment, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, Main Body
  • Next of Kin Andrew Manning, Paengaroa, Tauranga
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer for Moody, Kaiapoi
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted17 August 1914, Canterbury
  • Embarkationdeparted 16 October 1914, Wellington aboard HMNZT 4 or HMNZT 11, Tahiti or Athenic
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1914-15 and Balkan (Gallipoli) 1915
  • BuriedBuried at sea (Gallipoli)
  • RememberedLone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey. Reference: 75.
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
Notes

*Enlisted at age 16 and served as  Herbert David Manning.

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