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Peter Mellor Blundell

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Portrait, awarded the Military Cross from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, awarded the Military Cross from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image may be subj …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Mellor AWMM
  • Surname
    Blundell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    71458 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 May 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 25 Rawhiti Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 25 Rawhiti Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 25 Rawhiti Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Leonard Coker Blundell (father) 25 Rawhiti Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Leonard Coker Blundell (father) 25 Rawhiti Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Evening Post, Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    71458 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Peter Blundell was the son of Leonard Coker Blundell and of Sylvia Blundell (nee Mellor), of Wellington.

    Capt P. M. Blundell, M C; born Wellington, 10 May 1919; journalist; killed in action, Italy, 16 Apr 1945. (Source: Gillespie, O.A. The Pacific. p.139.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VIII, D, 3. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 17 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 39 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 16 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.689, 714. AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.139. AWMM
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