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Lance Repington Reeves

D33422 Lance Repington (Rip) REEVES-MBE [MV¹-Ssgt(BnHQ/D),BV¹(CSMB),N71/N73(RSM)] - 25Apr2020..aged ? - Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Rip REEVES - Singapore 1973

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lance Repington AWMM
  • Surname
    Reeves AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    "Rip" or "Ripper" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 29 May 2021 - Dieppe Barracks history annuals
  • Service number
    • Borneo 33422 AWMM
    • Malaya 33422 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Ordinary Member of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) - 1Jan75 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 29 May 2021 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/46446/supplement/40
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) - 5Dec80 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 29 May 2021 - Service Lives Remembered - Howard E. Chamberlain

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Warrant Officer Class One Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 29 May 2021 - Dieppe Barracks history annuals

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Photo of WOII L.R. Reeves in 1st Battalion New Zealand Infantry Regiment, WOs & SGTs (Terendak Camp, Malaysia 1964). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    25 April 2020 Facebook
    Gold CoastQueensland Facebook
  • Date of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • 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
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

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