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Peter Gennon

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Headstone of Sergeant Peter Gennon (403041). Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FRFO0276). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Sergeant Peter Gennon (403041). Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves T …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Gennon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ403041 AWMM
    • WWII 403041 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 March 1916 RNZAF Biographies (R17845610) EdinburghScotland RNZAF Biographies (R17845610)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. & Mrs J. S. Gennon of Granity, Westport AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Peter Gennon was the son of John Seath Gennon and Ann Gennon (nee Black) of Ngakawau, Nelson.

    Attended Burdiehouse School, Edinborough (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845610)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    29 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM Plot 2 Row 2 Grave 28. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 1 p. 140; vol. 3 p. 205 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ea - Gw. Archives New Zealand (R17845610) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM

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15 November 2018mattWANAKAResearcher
10 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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