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Peter James Mollison

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Gravestone at Busan Cemetery for NZ14747 Peter Mollison. No Known Copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter James AWMM
  • Surname
    Mollison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Korea 14747 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 December 1937 AWMM WhakataneWhakatane 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 14747 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Was a regular serviceman prior to serving with the navy.

    Served with the Royal New Zealand Navy 1953-57. Served in HMNZS Royalist 1957.

    "Shortly after Petersen [Major H.W.R. Petersen] assumed duty [September 1957], the cruiser HMNZS Royalist arrived in Korean waters as part of a Commonwealth Naval Squadron and was attached to the UN Command for a week. During this time New Zealand's last casualty in Korea occurred, when Telegraphist P.J. Mollinson fell ill and died on 29 October 1957." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 359) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 October 1957 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    KoreaAsia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM

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