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Peter Kinrod Tait

Photograph of Peter Tait on parade. Image kindly provided by Michael Tait (August 2022).

Photograph of Peter Tait on parade. Image kindly provided by Michael Tait (August 2022).

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Kinrod AWMM
  • Surname
    Tait AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Korea NZ11445 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 April 1932 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Peter Kinrod Tait first trained as Boy 2 at HMS Ganges, the 'stone frigate' of the Royal Navy in Shotley, England. Returning to New Zealand in September 1947 Peter was promoted to Boy Telegraphist Provisional while serving on HMNZS Tamaki on the 25th November 1947.

    Peter served aboard HMNZS Tutira as part of the first contribution by New Zealand to the Korean War. His experiences of life aboard ship during the time were dutifully recorded in his diary and remain a treasured possession of his family. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    17 March 1973 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    BrisbaneQueensland AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland AWMM
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  • Memorial name
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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by public contributor AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM

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