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Alexander David Reedy

  • Service number
    Korea 551868 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Alex AWMM
    • Oz AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander David AWMM
  • Surname
    Reedy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Alex AWMM
    • Oz AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 551868 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


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Korea Solider/Civilian Chamberlain
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  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Gun number Fox No, 3 gun. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    20 November 2018 AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
    Dominion Post, November 22, 2018 "REEDY, Alexander David (Oz):
    On 20th November 2018, peacefully at Te Puia Springs Hospital. Loved husband of the late Tawhiri (Taffy). Loved father and father in law of Henry and Connie, Ben and Denise, Chan, Roha Hamuera Ngarimu (Jum) and Liane, Kiriana and Teira. Loved Papa of Tawhiri, Roha, Monique, Pahemata, Liam, Hariata-Rongo, Riria Grace, Te Paea, Levi Wi Tawaho. Ona mokopuna tuarua a Tawhiorangi, Whakaokorau, Henare Watarawi, Kaya-Rae, Hineawe Auahi. Oz is lying at Mangahanea Marae, Ruatoria. His funeral service will be held at the Marae at 11.00am on Friday 23rd November, followed by interment at TeKura A Poutama Cemetery." AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Black, E. A. (n.d.). N.Z. armed forces honours & awards : Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam, 1950-1972. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence Headquarters. AWMM

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