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Regimental number3139
Place of birthOtaki, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMillicent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Lovie Tuhera, Otaki, North Island, New Zealand
Enlistment date4 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 22 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 12 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)True family name: KIRIONA, Robert Tuhera
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRamleh War Cemetery (Row AA, Grave No. 10), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Tuhera and Ngapera Tuhera KIRIONA. Native of Otaki, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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