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Peter Russell William Adams

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Russell William AWMM
  • Surname
    • Adams AWMM
    • S C. Public - Dale - Researcher - 11 October 2017 - Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    178391 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2nd September 1920 Public - Dale - Researcher - 11 October 2017 - Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Place of birth
    Langley Dale Station, Marlborough Public - Dale - Researcher - 11 October 2017 - Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Longley Dale, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H D Adams (mother), Longley Dale, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    178391 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Archibald Miles William Adams and of Hazel Douglas Adams (nee Lindsay), of Blenheim, Marlborough

    Captain Adams was killed during a platoon assault on a Japanese unit. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 February 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    TanaheranNissan Island AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 3. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Renick War Memorial, 55 High Street, Renwick AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 3 AWMM
    • Volunteers: the Journal of the New Zealand Military Historical Society AWMM
      The Volunteers. No 3, February 1987. AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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