Michael John Wickman Born 31 May 1947 - Died 22 June 1968 PDF Print Share Key details Service number43032 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Portrait - This image may be subject to copyright AWMM View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesMichael John AWMM SurnameWickman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number43032 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Date of birth31 May 1947 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number43032 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation details Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Last rankPrivate AWMM Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Buried at Papatoetoe. Memorial Flag was presented to family at Papakura 28/11/1989.Killed in action - shrapnel wound sustained in contact with VietcongPrivate Wickman was in V Company of the Anzac Battalion when it was attacked by 30 Vietcong shortly after the New Zealanders had killed three Vietcong Guerillas in a jungle clash a few miles from the Nui Dat Task Force Base. Private Wickman was killed and four soldiers - Lt. Maurice F. Dodson, Pte Llewellyn J.H. Williams, Pte Campbell Keelan and Cpl. Arohanui L. Ropeta - were wounded in the action. The wounded were admitted to the Australian Task Force Hospital at Vung Tai where their condition was satisfactory. (NZ Herald 24 June 1968, s1,p1.) AWMM Read more Death About death Age at death21 AWMM Date of death22 June 1968 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathVietnam AWMM Death notesVietnam AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Sources Sources External linksAustralia's Vietnam Warhttps://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/Further Reference DocumentsSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNew Zealand Herald 24 June 1968, s1.p1. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.