William Reginald Awatere Born 13 December 1944 - Died 12 April 1968 PDF Print Share Key details Service number699033 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesWilliam Reginald AWMM SurnameAwatere AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number699033 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Date of birth13 December 1944 AWMM Place of birthGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesGisborne, New Zealand AWMM 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 number699033 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation detailsPrivate AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Last rankRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information 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 Death About death Age at death23 AWMM Date of death12 April 1968 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathPhuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam AWMM Death notesPhuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Sources Sources 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 ReferenceAustralia's Vietnam Warhttps://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/Further 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.