William Reginald Awatere Born 13 December 1944 - Died 12 April 1968 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankVietnam Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMMRegular Military Service 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 ForenamesWilliam Reginald AWMM SurnameAwatere AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › 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 statusSingle/Vietnam AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMMRegular Military Service AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsVietnam Private AWMM; Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMMDied of wounds, shrapnel injuries from mine explosion AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankVietnam Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMM 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. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death12 April 1968 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathPhuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam AWMM Death notesSouth Vietnam AWMM Cemetery nameRuatoria Cemetery, Tuparoa Road, Ruatoria AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 ReferenceMemories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War.http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/Further ReferenceMemories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War. Veterans Rollhttp://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/pte-wr-awatereFurther 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 AWMMNew Zealand Herald 15 April 1968 s1,p1. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.