William Reginald Awatere 13 December 1944 - 12 April 1968 Key details Contribute › Service number699033 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Report 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 ForenamesWilliam Reginald AWMM SurnameAwatere AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number699033 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth13 December 1944 AWMM Place of birthGisborneGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number699033 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation bodyRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Listed in Roll of Honour of The ANZAC Battalion as killed in actionBuried at Ruatoria.Memorial Flag - Presented to his sister-in-law.Died of wounds, shrapnel injuries from mine explosion AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death12 April 1968 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathPhuoc Tuy ProvinceVietnam AWMM Death notesPhuoc Tuy ProvinceSouth Vietnam AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember William Reginald Awatere by laying a poppy. Arapeta Marukitepua Pitapitanuiarangi Awatere Tamati Awatere William Reginald Awatere Charles Peter Awcock Sydney George Awcock Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Reginald Awatere 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 DocumentsNewman, K. (Ed.). 1995. The ANZAC Battalion. Swanbourne, W.A.: John Burridge Military Antiques. AWMMSubritsky, 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 AWMMNew Zealand Herald 15 April 1968 s1,p1. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.