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Nicholas Quigley

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Photograph of medals awarded to Nicholas Quigley for service in Vietnam with the Royal Australian Corps of Signals

Photograph of medals awarded to Nicholas Quigley for service in Vietnam with the Royal Australian Co …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nicholas AWMM
  • Surname
    Quigley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Nick AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 1733706 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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    20 August 1946 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Vietnam Marry Street Rockhampton AWMM
  • 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
    Vietnam 1733706 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • I was born in Auckland, We lived in Clevedon on Creightons Road and after Ardmore Primary I graduated from 6BSci at Papakura High. In March 1966 Alan A Hawke a school mate and I travelled to Australia on the Oriental Queen ( HMS Kanimbla) landing in Sydney on 8 March. We worked at Mt Morgan Mine, Queensland Rail at Fetlers and a season at Mourilyn Sugar Mill near Cairns, before returning to Rockhampton for Christmas. I had my 21st birthday on 20 August 1967 and was Drafted into the Australian Army on the 3 October 1967. Alan Hawke went back to New Zealand, became a Geologist, Met Michele another Geologist and they worked in PNG.

    After Vietnam, I returned to NZ on 5th November 1969 and found I was a different person, I felt I didn't fit in so I returned to Australia and in 1973 Married a Rockhampton Lady and in 2009 I was awarded a Order Of Australia OAM for Services to Veterans. Up to this day I continue to assist Veterans in need. AWMM
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Death

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Memorials

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