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Lancelot Rex Bowman

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C459358 Lancelot Rex BOWMAN, brass plaque at Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga.

C459358 Lancelot Rex BOWMAN

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lancelot Rex AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Rex AWMM
    • L. R. Bowman AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 459358 AWMM
    • C459359 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 4 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 4 December 1930 AWMM
    • 4 December 1930 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    4 December 1930 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 15 August 2017 - http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/ssgt-lr-bowman
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1963 AWMM Married/Malaya AWMM
    Male child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    NZ Force South East Asia (NZForSEA) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 4 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 459358 AWMM
    • C459359 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 4 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Rex was a Malayan veteran who returned to Terendak, Malaysia in 1968. He was Company Quarter Master Sergeant for V4 Company from May 1969 to May 1970. He died at Tauranga in 1997 and is buried in Pyes Pa Cemetery, RSA section, Row 1, plot 169. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 August 1997 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 66 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty AWMM Row 1, New RSA Block, AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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
    • 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
      Listed as Temporary Sergeant NZ Regiment, 1 Battalion. But did not serve in Borneo. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. 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
    • Information kindly provided by family 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
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Organisation - New Zealand Army Force - FARELF [Far East Land Forces] - Organisation and formation - [Malaya] [Malaya 1960-1964 1NZIR Repatriation Lists]. Archives New Zealand Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1120 (R22435552) AWMM
      List is intended to post personnel of 1NZ Regt on their retrun to NZ with a range of factors in mind. AWMM

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04 May 2018RoscoeAucklandComrade
15 August 2017RoscoeAucklandComrade

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