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Penwill Moore


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Penwill AWMM
  • Surname
    Moore AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1920 Ryman Anzac Book 2019
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Operation Torch AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      Iceland (Naval) AWMM
    • Arctic Convoys AWMM
    • Atlantic (Naval) AWMM
    • 6 June 1944 AWMM
      D-Day AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 1942 AWMM
      Royal Navy, HMS Ganges AWMM
    • 24 September 1944 AWMM
      Advanced course in calibration of navigational instruments. AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Miramar South School, Rongotai College (1932-1937), and Victoria University College. Source: Ryman Anzac Book 2019.

    On D-Day (6 June 1944), Moore was responsible for the navigational instruments of the crafts that landed on Juno beach and for the naval firefighter ships at Littlehampton in Sussex.

    Moore received the Medal of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour on the 12th of February 2015. AWMM


About 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



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