This roll contains the names of over 2700 Māori and Pacific Island men who served in the NZEF during the First World War. Most of these men served in the Māori Contingent (aka the Native Contingent) and / or the New Zealand (Māori) Pioneer Battalion. Further information on these unit’s experiences can be found here: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/maori-units-nzef. Many of the soldiers used alternative names or were known by both Māori and English versions of their names, these are recorded where known.
|Surname||Forename(s)||Rank||Serial No||Embarkation body|
|Rana||Wiremu||60518||Maori Reinforcements||more details|
|Rangitauwira||Wiremu||Private||60500||Maori Reinforcements||more details|
|Ratana||Wiremu||Private||16/714||2nd Maori Contingent||more details|
|Rangi||Wiremu Haeata||16/38||1st Maori Contingent, Maori Reinforcements||more details|
|Rakete||Wiri||19916||Maori Reinforcements||more details|
|Rangiao||Wirihana Hori||16/710||2nd Maori Contingent||more details|