John Louis Gurnick Born 9 July 1948 - Died 29 May 1970 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number483256 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankVietnam Private AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey 3 Company, 3 Platoon AWMM WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth9 July 1948 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 Contribute › WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number483256 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsVietnam Private Ministry for Culture and Heritage; Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey 3 Company Ministry for Culture and Heritage; V-Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankVietnam Private AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Whiskey 3 Company, 3 Platoon AWMM 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 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 Cemetery namePukekohe Cemetery, Wellington Street, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Louis Gurnick by laying a poppy. William Gurney Franze Christopher Gurnick John Louis Gurnick Wilhelm Otto Gurnick Arthur George Gurnsey Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Louis Gurnick Leave a note Contribute › Processing i was 3 and half years old when you were born and just 18 when you were bought back to us .... i remember standing with my mum and dad and aunty mary and uncle jim at the parlour in Mt eden touching you and holding your hand it was so so sad to see you lying there so handsome and young... i love you John RIP Public - christine - Direct descendant - 20 August 2016 Report 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 ReferenceAustralia's Vietnam Warhttps://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/Further Reference DocumentsSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 20 August 2016christineHuntly WaikatoDirect descendant Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.