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the PETERSEN soldiers of New Zealand killed in WWI

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the PETERSEN soldiers of New Zealand killed in WWI:

ANDREW Petersen
- born 1883
- served as Rifleman 23/558 with 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, B Company
- next of kin was Cousin Joseph PENNELL of Paeroa, Thames
- KILLED IN ACTION 23 Sept 1916 aged 33 in Somme, France
- buried Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial, Somme France

AUGUSTUS CHARLES Petersen
- born 1882
- served as Lance Corporal 13639 with New Zealand Expeditionary Force 13th Reinforcements Machine-Gun Section (Attached to Mounted Rifles Brigade)
- next of kin was wife Dorothy L. Petersen of Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, Sydney, NSW
- ALSO: D.L. Petersen (wife) 53 Albert Rd, Devonport, Auckland
- KILLED IN ACTION 28 August 1918 aged 36 at Bapaume, France
- Grave/Memorial Reference: III. J. 28. at Achiet-le-Grand, France
NOTE With the Machine Gunners in France & Palestine

Gustave Vincent Petresen
- born 1891
- served as Sergeant 23/878 with the 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, C Company
- next of kin was Edward Bernard Petersen (brother) Causeway Road, Redcliffs, Christchurch
- KILLED IN ACTION 15 September 1916 aged 25 at Somme, France
- memorial Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial

Harold Lewis Christian Petersen
- born 1898
- son of Martin PETERSEN 8 Ellen BRIGHT
- served as Rifleman #20562 with New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 7th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
- next of kin was Martin & Ellen Petersen (parents) of Wellington
- ALSO Mrs E. Peterson (mother) Albion Hotel, Patea
- DIED OF WOUNDS on 7 April 1918 aged 20 at Somme France
- Grave/Memorial Reference: II. J. 4. at Gezaincourt, Somme France

Harold Maxillian Petersen
- born 1885
- son of Hans Christian PETERSEN & Eliza Ann LOVE
- served as Lieutenant 2/2700 with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 11th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery, Headquarters, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
- next of kin was Lieutenant Hans C. Petersen (father), Alexandra Barracks, Wellington
- ALSO of 139A, Tasman St, Wellington
- DIED OF WOUNDS on 4 October 1917 aged 33 at Belgium
- Grave Reference: II. A. 3. White House Cemetery, St Jean-Les-Ypres, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
- NOTE: Formerly Corporal in "D" Battalion, Wellington. Educated at Wellington College

Herbert Valentine Petersen
- born 1893
- son of Peter PETERSEN & Cecilia VOSS
- served as Private 8/1106 with NZEF, Otago Infantry Battalion
- enlistment address: N.Z. Express Company, Palmerston North
- next of kin was: Mrs E.W. TURNER (sister) Kairanga, Palmerston North
- DIED OF WOUNDS 19 May 1915 at Egypt to Gallipoli aged 21
- Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 138. at Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial, Egypt

John Petersen
- born 1888
- son of Niels F. & Katarine U. Petersen of Smedegade, 27, Middelfurt, Denmark
- served as Private 6/4125 with New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
- next of kin: Mrs M. Petersen (mother) Eily Station, Fyn, Denmark
- KILLED IN ACTION 12 Octobe 1917 at Ypres, Belgium aged 29
- Grave/Memorial Reference: N.Z. Apse, Panel 2. Tyne Cot Memorial

John Gregors Petersen
- born 1895
- son of Carl Johan 'John' Gregors & Johanne Antonette Frederikke Petersen of Carterton, Wairarapa
- next of kin was his mother Mrs F. Petersen, Carterton (his father died the year he was born)
- served as Corporal 12/842 with the Auckland Infantry Battalion
- Enlistment address was Te Kuiti, King Country
- KILLED IN ACTION 25 April 1915 at Gallipoli aged 19
- Grave/Memorial Reference: 72. at Lone Pine Cemetery, Turkey

John William Petersen
- born 1897
- son of Hans Mathias & Margaret 'Lena' PETERSEN
- his mother remarried in 1902 to Hakon BONNEVIE
- served as Shoeing-Smith 13/2073
- next of kin was Mrs H. Bonnevie (mother) Morrinsville
- DIED OF INJURIES (accidental burst of fuse) 4 July 1917 aged 20
- GRAVE/MEMORIAL: III. D. 179. Baillel Communal Cemetery (Nord)

Martin Petersen
- born 1893 in Oamaru
- son of Martin PETERSEN & Jemima Janet (Jennie) MAY
- served as Private (or Sapper) 8/1310 with the Otago Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforecements, New Zealand Engineers
- next of kin Mrs J.J. Peterson (mother), Glen Street, Oamaru
- DIED FLU PANDEMIC after discharge from the NZEF but while on active service
- Grave/Memorial Reference: Block 72, Grave 38. Oamaru, Otago
NOTES He served in Egypt, 1915, the Balkans, at Gallipoli, and on the Western Front, 1916-17

Richard Walter Petersen
- born 1898 in Masterton
- son of Otto Richard PETERSEN & Amelia VOLHEIM
- served as Rifleman 24/881 with 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, C Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
- enlistment address was 43 Church Street West, Palmerston North
- next of kin: Richard Otto Petersen (father) 5 Wilson St, Hawera
- KILLED IN ACTION 15 September 1916 aged 18 at Somme, France
- Memorial at Caterpillar Valley

Timis Fred Petersen
- born 1887
- son of Hemming PETERSEN & Mattine/Maryann McLAUGHLIN of Pleckville, Eketahuna
- served as Private 38065 with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
- next of kin: Miss Doris Emma Peterson (sister) Pleckville, Eketahuna
- KILLED IN ACTION 4 October 1917, Ypres, Belgium aged 30
- Grave/Memorial Reference: N.Z. Apse, Panel 6. at Tyne Cot

William Petersen
- born 1897
- son of George PETERSEN (1860-1904) & Florence Mary Angeline HOWARD
- his mother remarried in 1908 to Richard DAVIES
- next of kin: Mrs Florence Davies (mother) Leamington, Cambridge
- served as Rifleman 23/879 with 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, C Company
- enlistment address was Duke St, Cambridge
- KILLED IN ACTION 13 Septmeber 1916 at Somme France aged 19
- Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 14. Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood, Lomgueal, Somme France


PHOTO
Private 12/842 John Gregors Petersen of Carterton & Te Kuiti

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