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William Edward Broughton

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 40825 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • W. E. Broughton AWMM
    • "Billy Bro" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 5 June 2018 - seava.co.nz
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Broughton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • W. E. Broughton AWMM
    • "Billy Bro" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 5 June 2018 - seava.co.nz
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40825 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 March 1942 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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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
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    18 November 2016 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Harewood Crematorium Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 5 June 2018 - http://www.legacy.com
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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Memorial

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  • A40825 William Edward (Billy Bro) BROUGHTON [BV,W1,V2] (7 Plt Sgt 78/79, 9 Plt Sgt 79/80) 18 November 2016 aged 74. Cremated at Harewood Crematorium, Wilkinson Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8051 [-43.46447, 172.58457] LEST WE FORGET Billy Bro is a legend among the 1 RNZIR boys, treated everybody with kindness and respect no matter who you were and where your were from ONWARD
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 7 June 2018

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
    • 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
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM

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