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Kevin Albert Bovill

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kevin Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Bovill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Kiwi AWMM
    • K. A. Bovill AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40062 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 September 1946 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2/Regular Military Service 11 January 1963 AWMM Cadet/Military AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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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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  • Joined the New Zealand Army on 11 January 1963 as a Regular Force Cadet. Posted to 1 Bn Dept Burnham and then to 1RNZIR at Terendak in Malaysia. Served in Borneo (1966) as an Assault Pioneer under Rata Rewiri and Leo Duggan before going to Vietnam with Victor 1 Coy (The Originals). Took discharge in March 1968. Re-entered the military and completed another 25 years of assorted soldiering, including another two tours in Vietnam. AWMM

Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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