Topic: PAURINI, James Waru

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PAURINI, James Waru


Sources:Cenotaph Database
First Names:James Waru
Last Name:Paurini
Date of Birth:15 April 1889
Place of Birth:Tokaanu
Date of Death:14 September 1942
Education:Te Aute College, Hawkes Bay.
Awards:1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Occupations:Farmer
Place of Death:Taumaranui
Place of Burial:? Kakahi
Place Enlisted:Tokaanu
Date Enlisted:5 October 1914
Next of Kin:Taiaha Paurini
Regiment or Service:1st Maori Contingent, A Company.
Service Number:16/409
Dates of Service:5 October 1914 - 26 July 1916
Place of Embarkation:Wellington
Date of Embarkation:14 February 1915
Place of Arrival Overseas:Suez, Egypt
Theatres of War:Gallipoli and Egypt
Final Rank:Sergeant
Wars:World War 1