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Ian Leonard Cootes

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  • Service number
    Malaya 39570 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Ian AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
C COY 1NZ REGT: MALAYA 1963. (Left to Right) Front Row (seated): Pte K. A. Thomas,  H. R. Munro,  H. R. O'Brien,  P. Matoe,  E. H. Lewis,  J. Henderson,  R. P. Wilson,  R. L. Murray, . Second Row from Front (seated): Lcpl L. G. Smaller, Lcpl B. Jones, Lcpl D. E. Beacham, Sgt M. J. Helyer, Sgt H. J. Hyndman, 2Lt T. D. Brosnahan, Lt K. D. Bell, WO2 A. G. McNearnie, Maj I. B. Bennett, Capt P. J. Burtt, 2Lt D. A. Dawe, Sgt R. P. Shaw, Sgt L. G. Shuker, Cpl R. T. Potatau, Lcpl C. G. Adams, Cpl R. W. G. Bennett . Third Row from Front: Pre P. V. Pattern,  J. T. K Cowan,  K. B. Bird,  D. C. Holloway, Lcpl W. G. W Williams, Pte J. Kerapa,  B. P. Longley,  I. G. Livingstone,  D. S. Allan,  W. G. Bilton, Lcpl M. Raihania, Pte A. F. Lindores,  W. S. Vautier,  N. V. Pettit,  G. L. Henderson,  J. E. Leafberg,  M. H. Chapman,  M. G. Ryan,  D. K. P. Kingi . Fourth row from front: Pte K. A. Udy,  O. J. Bell,  I. L. Cootes,  L. V. Ryan,  P. H. Patrick,  T. C. P. Tikao,  R. Tai,  A. E. Marshall,  D. Te Puni, Lcpl H. K. Hingston, Cpl T. Waretini, Lcpl J. J. Cootes, Pte M. T. Whakataka, Lcpl M. R. Sutton, Pte H. D. Hirini,  D. G. Mune,  T. I. Scott,  B. P. Fairey,  H. F. Prendergast    Pte P. M. J. Paul,  J. M. P. Hudson,  C. C. Dunn,  G. F. Titeridge,  F. C. Olson,  E. T. Tau,  G. W. Christall,  L. J. Horne,  P. Tau,  S. P. Tamehana,  E. B. Ormsby,  R. Tau,  H. T. Harrison,  A. T. Namana, Lcpl T. D. Moore, Pte G. K. Barron,  P. R. Braithwaite,  R. W. Sleeman . Back Row: Pte R. L. Keyte,  R. Gardiner,  P. S. Hopkins,  A. R. Thompson,  R. Cooney,  B. M. Shaw,  F. G. Gilmer,  L. A. Knapp,  K. Witana,  G. H. Pere,  N. T. Murphy,  M. J. Herlihi,  D. P. Kahu,  A. L. Jones,  K. Keelan,  H. Subritzky,  P. Parai,  H. Kapa,  V. C. Butler,  H. T. Hooper. Image kindly provided by Bill Russell, Vice President of the Malayan Veterans Association (December 2020).

C COY 1NZ REGT: MALAYA 1963. (Left to Right) Front Row (seated): Pte K. A. Thomas, H. R. Munro, H. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Cootes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ian AWMM
  • Service number
    Malaya 39570 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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    Malaya Wellington AWMM
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    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Malaya 39570 AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 2 1962-1963- Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

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