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Peter Vernon Redesdale Mitford

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P.V.R. MITFORD, 12002. 2nd NZEF. Cpl. L.R.D.G., died 13.7.2006 aged 90 years. He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Block RSAAS 226

Peter Vernon Redesdale MITFORD

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Vernon Redesdale AWMM
  • Surname
    Mitford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 12002 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 May 1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Wharekopae, Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. V.R.C. Mitford, Russell St., Gisborne (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.332 Shepherd/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.332
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.332
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      25 October 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 357 (No 2), Thorn, modern day Toruń, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 35798 AWMM

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2006 AWMM
  • 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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  • Peter Mitford was the brother of my mother,,then Natalie myra mitford,, whom married Bruce easton Garth,,all NZ citizens,, would love to know more about peters war service history,,,, brent garth also born Gisborne,,
    Public - brent reveley - Direct descendant - 12 November 2021
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.332 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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17 January 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
12 November 2021brent reveleyParkes nsw australiaDirect descendant

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