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Christopher Valentine Hunter

  • Service number
    • 49067 AWMM
    • J49067 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Chris Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 July 2020 - Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This i …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christopher Valentine AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Chris Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 July 2020 - Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
  • Service number
    • 49067 AWMM
    • J49067 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 49067 AWMM
    • J49067 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private, (Signals Platoon) 1 RNZIR, 4 May 1979 - 25 May 1980, Malaysia/Singapore. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 July 2020 - Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals

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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Died in a SCUBA diving accident at Little Sisters Island along with Robert Raniere TUANAU. with Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 July 2020 - https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Search?ST=1&AT=search&k=%22DIVERS%27%20BODIES%20RECOVERED%22

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 May 1980 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • Died in a SCUBA diving accident at Little Sisters Island (Singapore) along with Robert R. TUANAU. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 July 2020 - https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Search?ST=1&AT=search&k=%22DIVERS%27%20BODIES%20RECOVERED%22
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo, Vietnam Memorial AWMM

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  • J49067 Christopher Valantine HUNTER, Signals Platoon, 4 May 1979 - 25 May 1980 (Tragically drowned in a SCUBA diving accident along with his buddy Robert Raniere TUANAU at the Little Sisters Island, Singapore) aged ?? Cremated and buried at Oxford Cemetery, 3117 Oxford Road, Oxford, Waimakariri, Canterbury 7430. Plot 0055. Lest we Forget a valued member of our unit. Was a very very said day when the unit heard about Chris & Robert's tragic accident. A fitting send off from Tumatauenga Marae (Dieppe Barracks). Kei Wareware Tātou
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 July 2020
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