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Peter Edward Knight

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Knight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ 4194 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1920 AWMM PlumsteadKent AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Pratt Hill, Ramarama, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dorothy Ada Knight (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Naval training, H.M.S Tamaki, Auckland AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 feet 1 inch AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Peter Knight was on the 'Leander' when it was torpedoed during the Battle of the Coral Sea.

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information provided by family AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 2002 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura Public Cemetery, Great South Road and Settlement Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM R.S.A Wall, B-35 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 October 2002 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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