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Joseph Seymour Bolton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Joseph Seymour AWMM
    • Joseph Seymour Public - Joseph Seymour - Self - 12 December 2016 - Military Personal File
  • Surname
    Bolton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Joe AWMM
    • J. S. Bolton AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40248 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Joseph Seymour - Self - 12 December 2016 - Military Personal File

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
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Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40248 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joe Bolton enlisted in the NZ Army In 1963 as an RF Cadet In Bennett Class He graduated in 1965 into RNZAOC as an Ammo Tech He served in HQ V Force 1969/70 in SVN then was later OC of the NZOD in NZ FORCE in the early 80s His final appt in the mid 80 was the Chief ATO. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 June 2020 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary
    BOLTON, Joseph Seymour. Major (Retd) RNZAOC Passed away on 13th June 2020 at Te Omanga Hospice at the age of 73 after a long and valiant fight. Loved husband of Marilyn. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Sean and Sally, Joseph and Naveeta. Pops to Dylan, Pa to Eva and Great- Grandpop to Eli. A celebration of Joe's life will be held at the Heretaunga Christian Centre, 51 Lane St, Upper Hutt on Friday, 10th July 2020 at 2.00p.m. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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

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12 December 2016Joseph SeymourUpper Hutt NZSelf
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