Topic: Johnnie Moko Mokopapaki (1893-1921)

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Johnnie Moko Mokopapaki served with the Maori Pioneer Battalion. He is believed to have died in 1921 from wounds he received in France whilst serving in World War I.

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Johnnie Moko Mokopapaki was born in Tauranga on 5 January 1893. He was the son of Moko Papaki and Tetahi Moko from Maketu.

He was a farmer. He was from Ngati Pukenga.

He enlisted on 30 December 1916 and served with the Maori Pioneer Battalion (Service No. 19601). He is believed to have died in 1921 from  wounds he received in France.  As well as being on the Tauranga Memorial (under Mokopapaki) he is listed on the Rotorua Great War Memorial.

Johnnie Moko Mokopapaki (1893-1921)


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New Zealand Herald (5 December 1917, p. 8)


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Johnnie Moko Mokopapaki (1893-1921)

First Names:Johnnie Moko
Last Name:Mokopapaki
Date of Birth:5 January 1893
Place of Birth:Tauranga
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:1921
Fathers name:Moko Papaki
Fathers place of birth:Maketu
Mothers name:Tetahi Moko
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)

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