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Adrian Michael St John Filsell

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  • Service number
    • Vietnam 85546 AWMM
    • K85546 Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • RNZAF Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • Last rank
  • War
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • 1975 Vietnam Saigon Detachment Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Adrian Michael St John AWMM
  • Surname
    Filsell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 85546 AWMM
    • K85546 Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • 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
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • 1975 Vietnam Saigon Detachment Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • RNZAF Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 85546 AWMM
    • K85546 Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • Military service
    RNZAF NAV 17 July 1972 to 17 March 1979 Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Flight Lieutenant (FLT LT) Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Military files and personal knowledge

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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    • Brother Ian Filsell also a Navigator - both served in 41 Sqn. AWMM
    • Adrian resigned from the RNZAF in 1979 and joined the RAF and was posted to Vulcans as a nav. However, he was diagnosed with a brain tumour and he died aged 29, about '82/'83 in the UK. Public - John - Researcher - 21 February 2021 - Personal knowledge from Gordon Alexander.
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Death

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  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM

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