Alastair John Sherwood Don Born 27 March 1938 - Died 14 September 1965 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number37221 AWMM Also known asAl AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAlastair John Sherwood AWMM SurnameDon AWMM Ingoa Also known asAl AWMM Service number37221 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth27 March 1938 AWMM Place of birthKurow, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesKurow, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMTe Iringa, Kaikohe, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationKaitaia, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number37221 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsGallantry Cross with Palm (South Vietnam) AWMMMilitary Merit Medal (South Vietnam) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Alastair Don and Robert White were killed when the front of their vehicle, Romeo 2, 161 Battery was blown up by a Vietcong command detonated mine. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death14 September 1965 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathVietnam AWMM Death notesVietnam AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameTerendak Camp, Malacca, Malaysia AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Alastair John Sherwood Don by laying a poppy. John Francis Doms A. J. S. Don Alastair John Sherwood Don Alexander Don Alexander William Don Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Alastair John Sherwood Don Leave a note Contribute › Processing To the grandfather I never knew, I thank you for laying down your life in the line of duty and for your service to your country. Lest' we forget. Your proud granddaughter, Isabelle. Public - Isabelle Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand History online. New Zealand and the Vietnam War.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/vietnam-warFurther ReferenceNew Zealand History online. New Zealand and the the Vietnam War.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/vietnam-warFurther Reference DocumentsSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMSubritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 53, 56, 45, 161, 197. AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 25 April 2015Isabelle RoseLevib, New ZealandOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.