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Peter Reginald McConville

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Reginald AWMM
  • Surname
    McConville AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20202 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 May 2023 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Michael & Ellen McCONNELL of Co. Clare, Ireland. - late of Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 May 2023 - & Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Address before enlistment
    Occ. Accountant of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 May 2023 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. McConville (mother), 61 O'Neill Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 May 2023 - Military Record


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20202 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Accountant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Peter McConville was the son of Ellen and the late Michael McConville, of Co. Clare, Ireland.

    Attended Sacred Heart College 1904-07 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    18 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension, Seine-Maritime, France AWMM A. 17B. AWMM
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  • Obituary
    News has been received locally of the death in action of Rifleman P. R. McConville, who was killed on June 18. Rifleman Peter McConville was veil known in Gisborne, where he was at one time employed by Mr. D. J. Barry at the brewery, and later was in business for himself as an accountant. He was prominent in athletics locally, being a member of the Gisborne Rowing Club and the Gisborne Boxing Association. He left Gisborne with the 16th Reinforcements. At the time of. his death in action he was about 20 years of age. He was the third son of Mrs. M. McConville , now of Ponsonby, Auckland, and was educated at the Gisborne District High School, and at the Collage of the Sacred. Heart, Auckland Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 January 2024 - GISBORNE TIMES, VOLUME XLVIII, ISSUE 4597, 28 JUNE 1917, PAGE 4
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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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04 January 2024Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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