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Peregrine Robert Dearden



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peregrine Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Dearden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1897 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    1910 AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Born in Canterbury 1897 and joined RN in 1910 was Midshipman 1914. Served August 1914 to March 1916 on HMS Prince George. Then posted to Queen Mary, serving in one of her turrets. One of only nine survivors of the sinking of the battlecruiser at Jutland 31 May 1916, Rescued by a German destroyer and interned as a POW to Armistice. Ended his naval service as a Lieutenant Commander.

    Resident Naval Officer, Suva, Fiji in the Second World War. Relinquished appointment in 1942. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    18 September 1952 AWMM
    WaipukurauHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Times, 22 September 1952 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference



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