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Charles William Peterson


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles William AWMM
  • Surname
    Peterson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI ANF1329 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 February 1892 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    16 February 1892 Public - Keith - Researcher - 17 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 17 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • WW1 medals were issued at Naval Office, Wellington and named to ANF. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls. The National Archives microfilm publication ADM 171, 202 rolls. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. AWMM
      National Archives, London. Reference ADM 171/133. AWMM
    • Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1 transcription
      page 3 of 3 surnames O-S Public - Keith - Researcher - 1 November 2019 - O'Neill[sic], Frederick G., 1458, Act.L.Sto.;
      Oliver, Walter, 1862, L.S.;
      Palmer, Percy, 1675, Sto.1.;
      Patton, Thos. W., 1668, Act.L.Sig.;
      Peterson[sic], Chas. H., 1342, A.B.;
      Peterson[sic], Ernest W., 1764, A.B.;
      Peterson, Chas. W., 1329, Act.Cpr.2.;
      Pullan, Alfred A.M., 1663, Act.L.Sto.;
      Rigby, David W., 1506, L.Sto.;
      Saunders, Geo. T., ,P.O.;
      Sheppard, Robt. J. H., ,E.R.A.1.;
      Smith, Ernest M., ,L.Sto.;
      Soper, Albert M., ,A.B.;
      Stone, Henry O., ,A.B.;
      Swain, Archibald, ,Sto.1.;


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01 November 2019KeithLondonResearcher

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