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William Laurie Oakes

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B. Coy 1 NZ REGT MALAYA 1961-62-63. Back Row L. to R. Pte TeAmo PW. Pte Hapi RP. Pte Wilson RW. Pte Bevan M. Cpl Noon SF. L/Cpl Pangari PM. Pte Barrar FM. Pte Culshaw JF. Pte Nuix MM. Pte Wineera TR. Pte Moverley CP. Pte .Gibbes LE. Pte Mathews WM. Pte Hamon K. Pte Ferguson DG. Pte Harris PS. Pte Lane RG. Pte Heise JS.
4th Row: Pte Hohepa H. Pte Lockett IB. Pte Allott SJ. Pte Jones PR. Pte Kopa MT. L/Cpl Hemana MK. L/Cpl Pawson AD. L/Cpl Pirini DW. Pte Tioke T. Pte Whibley JS. Pte Peat GD. L/Cpl Ashton BD. Pte Ferguson CD. Pte Turner RC. Pte Walker TN. Pte Renney RB. Pte Kavanagh WS. Pte Curnmings LC. Pte Arthur TM. Pte Holwell NA. Pte Karipa J.
3rd Row: Pte Deazley PM. Pte Ranginui RW. Pte Way MD. Pte Neal L. Pte Gallagher JP. Pte Grant RW. L/Cpl Nicholls TTH. Pte Halbert W. Pte Wiki Pte Pungatara PB. Pte Edwards AS. Pte O'Brien WW. Pte Oakes WL. Pte Knapp HL. Pte Ryall JB. Pte Rungarunga TP. Pte Scott RJ. Pte Thornton SR. Pte Tamihana HH. Pte Morrison PA. L/Cpl Cooke MR. Pte Walters M. Pte Killgour TS.
2nd Row: Pte Niho Niho TP, Pte Keno R. Pte Collins RD. Pte Morrison EA. Pte Tumataroa B. Pte Aston J. Pte Wells AF. L/Cpl Kiwi Kiwi RW. Pte McGhee PD. Pte Williams Ml. Pte Mauger EG. Pte Matchitt E. Pte Rowlands R. Pte Adank LF. Pte Mears NE. Pte Michie WJ. Pte Coutts LG. Pte Best PM. Pte Pu WH. Cpl Shepherd RH. Pte Owen TW. Pte Te Haara R. L/Cpl Daniels FW. L/Cpl Brosnahan T.
Front Row: L/Cpl Grace HC. L/Cpl Avey TA. L/Cpl Douglas AB. Cpl Pilcher TTA. Sgt Don AJ. Sgt Mckenzie RF. Sgt Edwards MH. Lt BD Sinclair. Capt TG Martin. Maj WG Pike. W02 O'Brien CG.2Lt MH Devlin. 2Lt RA. Monks. Sgt Packer AW. Sgt Taylor LM. Cpl Cribb S. Cpl Wedderburn R. L/Cpl Wheeler PJ. LAI WAH PHOTO. MALACCA. Image Image kindly provided by Bill Russell, Vice President of the Malayan Veterans Association (December 2020).

B. Coy 1 NZ REGT MALAYA 1961-62-63. Back Row L. to R. Pte TeAmo PW. Pte Hapi RP. Pte Wilson RW. Pte …

Identity

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    William Laurie AWMM
  • Surname
    Oakes AWMM
  • Ingoa
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    • Malaya 39338 AWMM
    • Borneo 39338 AWMM
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Sources

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    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by the New Zealand Malaya Veterans Association. AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM

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