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Rawhiti Hoera Brown

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 41708 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Raff Brown AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sapper AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Engineers Whiskey 2 AWMM
  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rawhiti Hoera AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Raff Brown AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41708 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    26 September 1941 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41708 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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 Sapper Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey 1 Company Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Engineers 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
    Sapper AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Engineers Whiskey 2 AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Buried at Gisborne

    Killed in action - sustained shrapnel wounds to his head and body in enemy mine explosion AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    12 August 1969 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Vietnam AWMM
  • Death notes
    1 Australian Field Hospital, South Vietnam AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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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
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. 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. 62, 63 details of the fatal attack AWMM