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Gordon Peter Couch

Headstone of Cpl Gordon Peter COUCH 27502. Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block SFP21. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Cpl Gordon Peter COUCH 27502. Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block S …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Couch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Peter AWMM
  • Service number
    27502 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 7 Mt Albert Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Couch (mother), 7 Mt Albert Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27502 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 Clerical Cadet/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Eileen; father of Paul, Bruce, Dawn, Ross.

    Known as Peter AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 18 August 2009 AWMM
      Age 90 AWMM
      DunedinOtago AWMM
    • 18 August 2009 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 90 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Cremated AWMM
    • Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block SFP, Plot 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 20 August 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 101 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 20 August 2009 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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