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Peter Harvey Bell

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Lt.-Col. Peter Harvey Bell, photo originally published in Austin, W. (1924) p. 240-241 - No known copyright restrictions

Lt.-Col. Peter Harvey Bell, photo originally published in Austin, W. (1924) p. 240-241 - No known co …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Harvey AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 23/27 AWMM
    • WWII 800136 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 June 1886 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
    Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 October 1915 AWMM Caius Avenue, Gonville, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Maud Vincent Bell (wife), Caius Avenue, Gonville, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Transferred to Regular Army, 17 April 1919.

    Officer Commanding (OC) of Dunedin Military Area, 1923-28.

    OC of Samoan Police, 1928-29 during Mau Rebellion.

    OC of Southern Military District, 1937-39.

    Appointed Quartermaster General (QMG), 1940.

    OC of Northern Military District, 1941.

    Promoted to Major General, 1942. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1963 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    EpsomAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 48 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM

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