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William James Peter

Portrait of Stoker William James Peter, Auckland Weekly News, 3 June 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420603-23-3. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Stoker William James Peter, Auckland Weekly News, 3 June 1942. Sir George Grey Special C …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Peter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ2893 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2893 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2893 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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  • Embarkation details

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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  • He was the son of William and Alice Peter, of North Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 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
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for Royal Navy - Special requirements [Navy East Indies China], Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R21465684) AWMM

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