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David Evans Beacham

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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
    David Evans AWMM
  • Surname
    Beacham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    D. E. Beacham AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 342056 AWMM
    • Vietnam 342056 AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • 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
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM

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