Alastair John Sherwood Don 27 March 1938 - 14 September 1965 Key details Contribute › Service number37221 AWMM Also known asAl AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 birthKurowOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesKurowOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMTe IringaKaikoheNorthlandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationKaitaiaNorthlandNew 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 ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMMRoyal 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 CampMalaccaMalaysia AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall 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 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.