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Gordon Schofield

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1NZ 1961-1963 WOs and Sgts (In Mess Kit). 4th Row: SSgt DJ McFarlane, Sgt AW Packer, Sgt DMW Vinten, Sgt W Lloyd, Sgt AEP Parker, Sgt K Friend, Sgt AD Nixey, Sgt M Anderson, SSgt AA Mansell, Sgt ER Gosney, Sgt TCR Scott, Sgt EG Shuker.
3rd Row: Sgt R Pankhurst, Sgt AJS Don, Sgt RE Cross, Sgt WAJ Marychurch, Sgt RW Rowe, Sgt AL Johnstone, Sgt RF McKenzie, SSgt MH Edwards, Sgt MC MacDonald, Sgt LM Taylor, Sgt RA Jenkins.
2nd Row: SSgt DW Gargett, Sgt G Schofield, Sgt BE Malloch, SSgt CM Kennedy, Sgt WF Tyms, Sgt M Rangiuia, Sgt W Elliott, SSgt JD Desmond, Sgt DWG Taylor, Sgt RC James, Sgt JE Millar, Sgt HJ Hyndman, Sgt MJ Hellyer, Sgt JW Brown.
1st Row: SSgt WFD Croxson, WOII RA Manning, WOU MR Taucher, WOII JH Moonlight, WOII DG Turnbull, WOI CM Schwass MBE (RSM), Lt Col LA Pearce MBE (CO), WOI AJ Aitken, WOII DF Williams, WOII AG McNearnie, WOII CG O'Brien, WOII RA Gibson, WOII PE Wischnowsky. Image kindly provided by Bill Russell, Vice President of the Malayan Veterans Association (December 2020).

1NZ 1961-1963 WOs and Sgts (In Mess Kit). 4th Row: SSgt DJ McFarlane, Sgt AW Packer, Sgt DMW Vinten, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Schofield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Malaya 36347 AWMM
    • Borneo 36347 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1963 AWMM Married/Malaya AWMM
    Male child aged 3; Female child aged 2 AWMM

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Photo of Sgt G. Schofield in 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment, WOs & SGTs (Terendak Camp, Malaya 1962). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM

Death

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Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • Organisation - New Zealand Army Force - FARELF [Far East Land Forces] - Organisation and formation - [Malaya] [Malaya 1960-1964 1NZIR Repatriation Lists]. Archives New Zealand Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1120 (R22435552) AWMM
      List is intended to post personnel of 1NZ Regt on their retrun to NZ with a range of factors in mind. 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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