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William Cyril Terence Foley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Cyril Terence AWMM
  • Surname
    Foley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 13633 AWMM
    • Vietnam 30054 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 December 1989 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Army Headquarters, Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Army H.Q., Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM A.H.Q., Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. William R. Foley, 42 Opunake Rd., Stratford (father) AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. W.R. Foley, 42 Opunake Rd., Stratford (f) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. M.E. Foley, Kaka Rd., Taihape (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in NZ Army 1935 - 1967. Deployed as commander of a three man NZ Army Detachment in Cholon, Saigon on 29 June 1964. Became first Commander New Zealand V Force when 161 Bty deployed into Vietnam. Served in this role in Saigon 1 July 1965 to 15 August 1966. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 July 1916 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand's Vietnam War Veterans. Personal page
    http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/lt-col-wct-foley
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.154 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.63 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.49 AWMM
    • New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association Inc. AWMM
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • This record has been created from information sourced from ‘Scotty’s List’ the Forgotten Airmen of the Vietnam War (2020). AWMM
    • McGibbon, I.C. (2010). New Zealand's Vietnam War: a history of combat, commitment and controversy. Auckland, N.Z.: Exisle AWMM

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