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Peter James Mollinson

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter James AWMM
  • Surname
    Mollinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14747 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    14747 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Was a regular serviceman prior to serving with the navy

    Served with the Royal New Zealand Navy 1953-57

    Served in HMNZS Royalist 1957

    "Shortly after Petersen [Major H.W.R. Petersen] assumed duty [September 1957], the cruiser HMNZS Royalist arrived in Korean waters as part of a Commonwealth Naval Squadron and was attached to the UN Command for a week. During this time New Zealand's last casualty in Korea occurred, when Telegraphist P.J. Mollinson fell ill and died on 29 October 1957." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 359) AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    29 October 1957 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    KoreaAsia AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-war
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    Ian McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 359, 372, 408. AWMM