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Stuart William Ellwood

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 42752 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Stew AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Vietnam Gunner AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM
  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stuart William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ellwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Stew AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 42752 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    19 October 1947 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 42752 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Vietnam Gunner Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Army AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Vietnam Gunner AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Memorial Flag - presented to his parents on the 2 December 1989. An account of the flag's presentation written by Ngaire Ellwood (his sister) appears in 'The Vietnam Scrapbook' , p.194

    Killed in action - gunshot wounds

    Named Stew in a letter in The Vietnam Scrapbook p. 229 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    20 AWMM
  • Date of death
    6 February 1968 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Vietnam AWMM
  • Death notes
    Vietnam AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Foxton Cemetery, Corner Hickford and Avenue Road, Foxton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Australia's Vietnam War
    https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald 8 February 1968, s1, p1. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 229 AWMM