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Peter Samuel Brightwell

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  • Service number
    Jayforce 644500 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Peter Samuel Brightwell, 644500 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Chris Hill 1251-5091. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Peter Samuel Brightwell, 644500 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Chris Hill 1251-5091. CC-B …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Brightwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 644500 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1925 Ryman Anzac Book 2019
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM R.J. Anderson, Ormondville AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. M. Brightwell, 35 Barraud St., Dannevirke (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 644500 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.16 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.16
    DannevirkeManawatu-Wanganui 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.16
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the New Plymouth RSA. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.16 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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