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Peter Edward Lionel Russell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Edward Lionel AWMM
  • Surname
    Russell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 October 1913 Derby ChristchurchCanterbury Derby
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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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
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Operated for the British Secret Intelligence Service in the Spanish Civil War and then again for the Intellience Corps in the Second World War and was later appointed director of security in Jamaica. He left MI5 in 1946 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He then served for 28 years as the King Alfonso XIII Professor of Spanish Studies at the University of Oxford and was knighted in 1995. Source: Mark Derby, 'Kiwi Companeros', pp.87-8. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    22 June 2006 Derby
    OxfordEngland Derby
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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