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Peter Grant Ballantyne

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Tuakiri

  • Taitara
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Peter Grant AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Ballantyne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
    WWII 7791 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
    18 Kohitātea 1908 AWMM HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
    Pre 20 Mahuru 1939 AWMM St Aubyn Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
    Mrs Jessie Ballantyne, (wife) "Longleat", Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna
    Pre 5 Kohitātea 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Ope taua

Ngā pakanga me ngā whawhai

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  • Pakanga
  • Kauhanga riri
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Army AWMM
  • Nama hōia
    WWII 7791 AWMM
  • Urunga ki te ope taua
  • Whakapikinga / Tukunga / Whakawhitinga

Ngā tohu taumata rau ope taua

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  • Mētara me ngā Tohu

Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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Kōrero taurongo

Kōrero taurongo

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  • Eldest son of Herbert Gregory Ballantyne and Edith Emily Ballantyne, of Puketpapu, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. His father at the time of his birth owned the store at Puketapu and later bought a farm in the area.

    Corporal Ballantyne started school at Puketapu in 1913, passed his Matriculation examination at Hastings Boys High School, and then joined the Army Cadets for three years. At the time of enlistment he was self-emplyed as a farm contractor.

    On the 1st November 1939 he marched out to join 2nd Division, Supply Column at Burnham Camp. He was admitted to Christchurch Hospital on 6th November 1939 until 24th November 1939, returning to Burnham Camp.

    On 16 December 1939, he married Jessie Sainsbury, a registered nurse from Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay.

    Embarking for Egypt on 13th February 1940 as part of the 4 Field Ambulance, Ballantyne was received at Base Reception Depot on 24th April 1940 he was sent to Alexandria to take delivery of ambulances, rejoining his unit on 27th April.

    On 27th April 1940 he went to duty with the Scots Guards at Kasr El Nil. On 7th June 1940 he was promoted to Corporal, and on 3rd September he was reassigned to A Company.

    Corporal Ballantyne was mortally wounded by bomb fragments during an enemy bombing raid on the oasis of Maaten Burbeita, on 19th October 1940 whilst. One other driver from 4 Field Ambulance was killed, and two others were injured; these were the unit's first casualties.

    A Memorial stone, St Matthews Church, Hastings, New Zealand was dedicated Sunday 22 April 1951.

    A Memorial plaque, at Puketapu Church, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand has the inscription: "To the glory of God and in loving memory of CPL Peter Grant Ballantyne, NZASC killed in action 19th October 1940 aged 32 years, greater love hath no man than this, we will remember them". AWMM
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Matenga

  • Matenga
    19 Whiringa ā-nuku 1940 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Rā i mate ai
  • Pakeke i te matenga
  • Wāhi Mate
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXX D. 16. AWMM
  • Ingoa o te urupā
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
  • Pānui Matenga
  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga

Maumaharatanga

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  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
    • Memorial stone, St Matthews Church, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Puketapu Church, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM

Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara Peter Grant Ballantyne mā te whakatakoto i te papi

Waiho atu he tuhinga

Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a Peter Grant Ballantyne

Waiho atu he tuhinga

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Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 13 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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