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Errol James Peters

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Errol James AWMM
  • Surname
    Peters AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401519 AWMM
    • WWII 401519 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1920 AWMM AWMM
  • 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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  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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.

    McGreal, Maurice Eugene. Diaries relating to service in Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II, 1937 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2004/54.

    Reference is made in Maurice E. McGreal's diary (page 92) to his funeral. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    23 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England AWMM Row BB. Grave 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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/2650838
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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. 103; vol. 3 p. 391 AWMM
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