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Peter Race Pike

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Roll of Honour, Freemasons, Te Awamutu Lodge No. 2221 E.C., members who served in the World War 1939 - 1945 (photo Geoff Parry September 2013) - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, Freemasons, Te Awamutu Lodge No. 2221 E.C., members who served in the World War 1939 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Race AWMM
  • Surname
    Pike AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2621 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 October 1913 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Main Road, Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM PO Box 998, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr A.L. Pike (father) PO Box 998, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs N.F. Pike (wife), PO Box 998, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2621 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    5 November 1942 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Pike, Peter Race. (Ref. WO 373/22/43). Military Cross. AWMM

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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded twice. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Second-in-command (2 i/c) of 24 Battalion, 28 January 1943 - 22 April 1944.

    Commanding Officer (CO) of 24 Battalion, 22 April - 4 June 1944.

    Lt-Col P. R. Pike, MC; Auckland; born Auckland, 1 Oct 1913; accountant clerk; 2 i/c 24 Bn 28 Jan 1943-22 Apr 1944; CO 24 Bn 22 Apr-4 Jun 1944; twice wounded. (Source: Burdon, R.M. 24 Battalion. p.226.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2004 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Name is recorded in March 2004 issue of 24 Battalion magazine AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Freemasons, Te Awamutu Lodge No. 2221 E.C., Ellerslie Masonic Centre, 9A Robert Street, Ellerslie, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 144 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 113 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • 24 N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association [newsletter]. Auckland, N.Z.: The Association. AWMM
      Name is recorded in March 2004 issue AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.226, 241, 253. AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.91, 104, 183, 252, 314, 316. AWMM
    • Phillips, N.C. (1957). Italy. Volume 1 : The Sangro to Cassino. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.195, 249. AWMM
    • Walker, R. (1967). Alam Halfa and Alamein. Dept. of Internal Affairs, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      p.70. AWMM

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