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Philip Wilfred Templer Poulton



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Wilfred Templer AWMM
  • Surname
    Poulton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wilfred AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 205200 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 May 1926 AWMM WoodvilleWoodville AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 September 1951 AWMM Hillcroft, Takapau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Florence Gretchen Poulton (mother), Hillcroft, Takapau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 January 1952 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 205200 AWMM
  • Military service
    Hawke's Bay Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Susan AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 February 2012 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    DannevirkeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Woodville Lawn Cemetery, Woodville, Tararua District, New Zealand AWMM Block 47 Row G AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 February 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • McGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Poulton, W. (2004). K Force in Korea : a soldier's life in the 16th New Zealand field regiment. Woodville, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Poulton, W. (2004). p. 134, 149 AWMM
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