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Ralph Baldwin Peters

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph Baldwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Peters AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41784 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
    Unknown AWMM 66 Barraud Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.F. Peters (mother), 66 Barraud Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41784 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Second son of George Frederick and Evangeline Gertrude Peters of Dannevirke

    Two brothers died in WW2, Errol James Peters (NZ401519) 1940; and Ralph Baldwin Peters (41784) 1942. Their sister Marjorie also served as a NZRN. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM VIII. H. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2211125
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 281 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      D.746 Official History RMT.Page 202 F/N & text AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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