Tare (Charles)* Te Wahia

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born Details of birth unknown
  • Died 26 September 1918
  • Last rank Sapper
  • Service number 58804
  • Served In Royal Engineers, 11th Division Signalling Company
  • Next of Kin Mr Thomas Woods (father), Puketeraki
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • Enlisted30 December 1914, England
  • Theatres of operationGallipoli 1915-1916, Egypt 1914-1916, Western Front (Salonika) 1914-1919
  • Periods of serviceVolunteered for service and was rejected by the NZEF, he then worked his passage to England and enlisted with the Imperial Army
  • Discharged16 July 1917
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Died after Discharges from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on active service, at Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, New Zealand. Buried at Karitane Cemetry, Dunedin, New Zealand. *Enlisted and served as Charles Woods.