Edward Breton AWMM
Also known as
- Bret AWMM
- E. B. Bestic AWMM
Vietnam 38270 AWMM
POW liberation details
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1958 Regular Force Cadets
1959-62 Royal Military College Duntroon
1963-64 Regular Force Cadets
1964 1 Bn Depot
1965 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (RNZIR)
1966 HQ Director Borneo CPS
1967-69 Army HQ
1971-71 HQ 1 Australian Task Force, also attached, New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS), US Army, US Marines
1971-72 School of Infantry
1973-1974 1 Royal New Zealand Infrantry Regiment
1975 Malaysian Staff College
1976-79 Army HQ and Home Command
1979-1982 Commanding Officer 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment in Dieppe Barracks Singapore.
1982-83 Director of Infantry and SAS. Army HQ
1984 Joint Services Staff College (JSSC Australia)
1984-85 Colonel Personnel Army HQ.
1985-86 Canadian National Defence College (CNDC), Kingston, Ontario.
1986-87 Commander Army Training Group Waiouru
1987-89 Commander Support Command
1989-1993 Commander Land Forces (Takapuna, Auckland).
Post Military Service Occupations.
1997- 1999 Manager Paremoremo Prison.
United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Yugoslavia Chief Feild Admin.
2001 -2017 United Nations World Food Program - Logistics Consultant
General Service Medal from Canada for Service in Afghanistan
Medal from Vietnamese Government for service AWMM
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Edward Breton Bestic
- 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
- This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
- Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
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