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Peter Miles Hargest

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This i …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Miles AWMM
  • Surname
    Hargest AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Korea 207275 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Hargest (9/286, 31156) and of Marie Henrietta Hargest (22/48) (nee Wilkie), of Rakauhauka, Southland

    His father was killed in WW2 and his brother Geoffrey Robert Hargest (447418) died of wounds in Italy 1944.

    Second Lieutenant Peter Miles Hargest (Service Number 207275) Was Killed In Action On The 19th of December 1952 In Malaysia, Serving With The Fijian Infantry, During The Malayan Emergency Of 1948-1960.

    Ashes returned to New Zealand AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    19 December 1952 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Woodlands (Southland) Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

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  • Documents
    Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    p.88 AWMM
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