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Peter Gilchrist

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New Lynn RSA exterior, 2 Veronica Street, New Lynn 0600. Image kindly provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin

New Lynn RSA exterior, 2 Veronica Street, New Lynn 0600. Image kindly provided by John Halpin 2017, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Gilchrist AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    615945 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 September 1923 AWMM ClydebankScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 73 Margan Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Gilchrist (mother), 73 Margan Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    615945 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 Pattern maker/Civilian 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
  • 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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  • Husband of Effie AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 July 2012 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 July 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Lynn RSA, 2 Veronica Street, New Lynn 0600 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 53 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 July 2012 AWMM

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