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Peter James Gemmell

Sergeant Peter James Gemmell # 801930 of the 28 Maori Battalion died 14 Feb 1979 aged 77 yrs  in Wairoa

Sgt P J Gemmel # 801930

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter James AWMM
  • Surname
    Gemmell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    801930 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM North Clyde, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Adsett (sister), Te Rapunga, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Widowed 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 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    14 February 1979 Public Source
  • Date of death
    14 February 1979 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Wairoa Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    77yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Wairoa Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Wairoa, HB NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Wairoa Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Wairoa Cemetery, Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Wairoa Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    CE ID: 020109C; Plot: 9; Row: 1; Block C Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Wairoa Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.69 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Ko te Reo Huringa Tau o te Ope Maori Tuarua, i noho ki Remuera, Ohaeawai, 1942-43: The Anniversary Magazine of the Second Maori Battalion, Remuera, Ohaeawai 1942-1943. Patrick Smyth Papers, MS-2002-147, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of Members of the 2nd Maori Battalion, 26th January 1943. Part of the 2nd Maori Battalion Anniversary Magazine. (MS-2002-147). Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM

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26 May 2019KaareTe araroaDirect descendant
28 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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