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Walter Relf Pearless

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 573 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 573 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Relf AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearless AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Walter Hugh AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 6/1146 AWMM
    • South African N/N 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
    • WW1 Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Wakefield, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Marion Lessel Pearless (wife), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs Marion L. Pearless (wife), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      168 pounds AWMM
    • Chest expansion, Unknown Period AWMM
      34 inches (min), 371/2 inches (max) AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Ruddy AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a war memoir by Raymond Danvers Baker that contains a reference to Walter Pearless. [Ref. MS 2010/20] AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 23 December 1924 AWMM
      Age 70 AWMM
      NelsonTasman AWMM
    • 23 December 1924 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 71 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • St John's Anglican Church, Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • St Johns Church Invercargill AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 573 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      30: 16 AWMM
    • Baker, Raymond Danvers. Memoir and papers relating to war service, 1912 - 1968. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2010/20. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Pat Clarkson Medical Practitioner Research Project (January 2014 - March 2022). This project identified Medical Practioners who served in WWI. AWMM

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