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Raymond John Baxter



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond John AWMM
  • Surname
    Baxter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Maxie AWMM
    • Ray AWMM
  • Service number
    • Borneo N41136 AWMM
    • Borneo 41136 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1945 AWMM
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with 1RNZIR in Borneo, member of regimental band (trumpeter). Served as Lance Corporal in RAAF Band in the 1980s, based at Richmond Air Base, New South Wales. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    12 June 2022 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Obituary
    BAXTER, Raymond John (Ray):
    On June 12, 2022, peacefully after a long 18 year battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family; Aged 77 years. Loved husband of Chris, much loved Dad of Andrew and Eunsook, Sarah and Blair, and Rachel and Darren. Treasured Pop of William (Biho) and Joe (Yaho); Benji and Henry; Ruby and Spencer. Much loved son, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many. The family would like to acknowledge the Oncology Department Christchurch Hospital, Dr's Rob and Jon Aitken and staff at Halswell Health, Halswell Pharmacy and special thanks to the wonderful Palliative Care Team at Nurse Maude.

    Published by The Press on Jun. 18, 2022. AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by public contributor AWMM
    • Medals and Stars - General Service Medals Borneo - Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R12456000) AWMM

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