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Maurice Jude Manton

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 346598 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Morrie AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Vietnam Corporal AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor Company AWMM
  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • Borneo Confrontation, 1963-1966 AWMM
Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland (photo J. Halpin 2012) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Jude AWMM
  • Surname
    Manton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Morrie AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 346598 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Catholic, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    8 June 1938 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Post WW2 Soldier AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • Borneo Confrontation, 1963-1966 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 346598 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Vietnam Corporal Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor Company Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment 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
    Vietnam Corporal AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Sacred Heart College 1952-53

    Killed in action by a land mine

    Listed in the ANZAC Battalion Roll of Honour

    Memorial Flag - Presented to family

    Formerly buried with a civilian headstone fellow soldiers Brian Wilson, Graeme Turvey, Raymond Beatson and James Bell erected a headstone that commemorated his service and death in Vietnam. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    29 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 September 1967 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam AWMM
  • Death notes
    Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Roman Catholic Berm B Row 5, Plot 14 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Sacred Heart College Roll of Honour AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Hi Great Uncle Morrie, If you can see this up in heaven I just want to let you know I did a speech on you, at school, I also won an award for doing the speech on you! From Macklin! XOXO
    Public - Macklin Eamonn Lloyd - Other relative - 24 January 2016
  • Uncle Morrie I have not forgotten you and the memories we have shared. Your nephew SNAKE xx
    Public - Darcy Michael Jude - Direct descendant - 24 January 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Newman, K. (Ed.). 1995. The ANZAC Battalion. Swanbourne, W.A.: John Burridge Military Antiques. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Masters, C. (2006, May 6). War without end. New Zealand Herald,. p. B4-5 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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24 January 2016Macklin Eamonn Lloyd AustraliaOther relative
24 January 2016Darcy Michael JudeAustraliaDirect descendant