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Peter Douglas Adamson


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Adamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 6/184 AWMM
    • WWI 930 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
    • Pre 14 August 1914 AWMM Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 28 July 1921 AWMM 22 Jessie Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Hugh Adamson (father), Harihari, South Westland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M. Adamson (wife), 22 Jessie Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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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
    Medical, WWI AWMM
    Debility 1915 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • WW1 25 March 1916 AWMM
      Medically unfit AWMM
      Private AWMM
    • Inter War 21 December 1921 AWMM
      Unsatisfactory AWMM
      Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in WW1 1 year 224 days.

    Attested twice with 2 different birth dates; 3 June 1888 and 3 July 1886. Not listed on the Nominal Roll AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    17 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers,10 C/3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • A grandfather never known. died 7 years before my birth. believe last job was as Messenger at Parliament
    Public - paul - Direct descendant - 20 October 2015



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20 October 2015paulnelson nzDirect descendant

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