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Walter Morgan Perry

Headstone of Pte Walter Morgan PERRY 17232. Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block REG, Plot 387. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte Walter Morgan PERRY 17232. Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Bl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Morgan AWMM
  • Surname
    Perry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    17232 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 Papakaio, via Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • Papakaio via Oamaru Public - Shona - Other Relative - 30 June 2015 - Military records
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C. Perry (father), Sawyers Bay, Otago, 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
    17232 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Christopher Charles Leeson Pewtress Perry and Ophelia Jane Pewtress Perry, of Sawyer's Bay, Otago AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 7. S. 8. AWMM
    • Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block REG, Plot 387 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/2206044
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. 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 280 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 June 2015ShonaOamaru New ZealandOther Relative

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