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Maxwell Douglas Petersen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maxwell Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Petersen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Douglas Petersen AWMM
  • Service number
    31241 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1865 AWMM ChristiasundNorway AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 49 Maidavale Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Petersen (wife), 49 Maidavale Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31241 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Chef AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Drowned AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Maxwell Petersen was the son of Julius Emil and Jessie Petersen; husband of Gladys Petersen, of Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Listed as Douglas Petersen on the Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 May 1940 AWMM
    Cape TownRepublic of South Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery, Western Cape, South Africa AWMM Military Allotment. Grave 96922C. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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