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Peter Williams

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 37404 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Vietnam Captain AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM
  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Vietnam 37404 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    14 March 1938 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 37404 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    New Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Vietnam Captain Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Army 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 Captain AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Killed in action - Enemy booby trap

    Ashes returned to New Zealand.

    Memorial Flag - Presented to his widow

    Captain Williams' widow, Mrs Colleen Brooker of Auckland, 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

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 February 1967 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Vietnam AWMM
  • Death notes
    Vietnam AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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