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Peter Ritchey Wood

Portrait from Weekly News; 29 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from Weekly News; 29 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Ritchey AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401798 AWMM
    • WWII 401798 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ401798 AWMM
    • WWII 401798 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
  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Peter Wood was the son of Morris Edwin and Clare Lenore Wood, of Paraparaumu Beach, Wellington; husband of Betty Wood, of Wellington.

    Was a Captain who had flown 1600 hours, 95 solo on Venturas and had undertaken at least 6 operations. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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06 November 2019KelvinNorfolk, England.Researcher

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