John Louis Gurnick 9 July 1948 - 29 May 1970 Key details Contribute › Service number483256 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey 3 Company, 3 Platoon AWMM WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam 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 Portrait of John Gurnick- This image may be subject to copyr … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Louis AWMM SurnameGurnick AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number483256 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth9 July 1948 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number483256 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey 3 Company, 3 Platoon AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Memorial Flag - Presented to mother.Private Gurnick's brother, Mr Earl Gurnick of Papatoetoe, received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003Killed in Action - mine explosion; buried at Pukekohe AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death21 AWMM Date of death29 May 1970 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathVietnam AWMM Death notesVietnam AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePukekohe CemeteryWellington StreetPukekoheNew Zealand AWMM Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember John Louis Gurnick by laying a poppy. William Gurney Franze Christopher Gurnick John Louis Gurnick Wilhelm Otto Gurnick Frederick William Gurnsey Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Louis Gurnick Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksVietnamWar.govt.nzhttp://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/Further ReferenceNew Zealand History online. New Zealand and the Vietnam War.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/vietnam-warFurther ReferenceVietnam List. Personal pagehttp://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/pte-jl-gurnickFurther ReferenceW3 Company, RNZIR - Vietnam 1969-1970. Websitehttp://www.w3vietnam.org.nz/Further Reference DocumentsSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.