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Peter Reginald Woods

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21st Battalion Roll of Honour, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Reginald AWMM
  • Surname
    Woods AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22759 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1918 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 September 1940 AWMM 65 Clonburn Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dora C. Woods (mother), 65 Clonburn Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 December 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    N.Z.R.F. and Papakura. Three months continuous military training at the Military School of Instruction, Narrow Neck in 1938. AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 25 September 1940 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Teamster/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Osperdale Militare. Caserta AWMM
    North Africa, Africa AWMM
    13 December 1941 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to 3 N.Z.G.H. 9 June 1941 AWMM
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of septicaemia whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Reginald Delmage Pell Woods and of Dora Christina Woods (nee Madden), of Remuera, Auckland

    Second degree burns face, neck and thumb (left). Burnt when primus stove exploded at Maadi Camp 2200 hours, not due his negligence or misconduct. No one else to blame. No Court of Inquiry held

    Fractured right leg, whilst a POW and developed septicaemia.

    Nominal Roll lists occupation as soldier, rank as C.S.M and address as Narrowneck Camp, Auckland AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Caserta War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI, C, 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 525 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
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