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Ludvig Frants Josef Pfeffer

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  P_010. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel P_010. Image taken June 2020.

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ludvig Frants Josef AWMM
  • Surname
    Pfeffer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ludvig Frands Josef Pfeffer AWMM
    • Louis AWMM
  • Service number
    • 3080327 AWMM
    • NZ412050 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1895 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Ujohan Josef Pfeffer (father), Korsgad 16, Kabenhaven, Denmark AWMM
    • Mrs Lillian Nesta Ruby Pfeffer (wife), Beach Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 2.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of sickness AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Louis Pfeffer was the son of Johan Josef Pfeffer, and of Ana Maria Pfeffer (nee Larsen), of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Husband of Lilian Nesta Ruby Pfeffer (nee Byers) married 1930, of Mount Eden, Auckland.

    He was employed as a patrolman

    Served in WW2 as Louis. Name spelled variously as Frants; Frands. Next of kin details WW2 compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    12 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 43 AWMM
    WhenuapaiAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Prot. Soldiers Area G, Row 4, Grave 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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