Māori › John Pekin Died 7 September 2012 PDF Key details Service number423131 AWMM Also known asJack AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Private John PEKIN No known copyright restrictions. Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn AWMM SurnamePekin AWMM Ingoa Also known asJack AWMM Service number423131 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Tatuanui, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs R. Pekin (mother), Tatuanui, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 4 November 1942 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number423131 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Factory hand/Civilian AWMM Morrinsville, Waikato AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Maui AWMM Private AWMM 30 Infantry Battalion AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Husband of Gwen AWMM Married to Gwendolene Emma PHILLIPS (1921 - 1994) on 5th December 1945 in Morrinsville. Public - Beverley Anne - Child - 4 November 2015 - Marriage Certificate Death About death Contribute › Death7 September 2012 AWMM Age 91 AWMM Te Awamutu, Waikato AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryCremated AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 September 2012 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John Pekin by laying a poppy. Harold R. Peke Hautangi Peke John Pekin Reginald Pekin Lorin Matthew Peko Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Pekin Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksBioletti, H.L. (1947). Pacific Kiwis: Being the Story of the Service In the Pacific of the 30th Battalion, Third Division, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Wellington, N.Z.:Reed Pub. Ltd http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-Kiwi.html Further Reference DocumentsCooke, 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. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 9: WW2 313 AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 September 2012 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 04 November 2015Beverley AnneTe Awamutu, Waikato, New ZealandChild The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.