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 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 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number699033 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation bodyRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey Company AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankRoyal 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.Died of wounds, shrapnel injuries from mine explosion 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 ProvinceVietnam AWMM Death notesPhuoc Tuy ProvinceSouth Vietnam AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall 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 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.