Te Wa Moana Paenga 17 March 1949 - 19 March 1970 Key details Contribute › Service number43651 AWMM Also known asMo AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 4 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 Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesTe Wa Moana AWMM SurnamePaenga AWMM Ingoa Also known asMo AWMM Service number43651 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth17 March 1949 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number43651 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 4 Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Memorial Flag - Presented to familyPrivate Paenga's father, Mr Ahipene Rangi Paenga of Gisborne, 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 2003 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death21 AWMM Date of death19 March 1970 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathVietnam AWMM Death notesVietnam AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameTaruheru CemeteryNelson RoadGisborne DistrictNew Zealand AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Te Wa Moana Paenga by laying a poppy. Ra Paenga Remana Paenga Te Wa Moana Paenga Petera Paeraua Nehe Paeroa Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Te Wa Moana Paenga Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.