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Herbert George Cantrick



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert George AWMM
  • Surname
    Cantrick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • George AWMM
    • H. G. Cantrick AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 39742 AWMM
    • Malaya 39742 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1935 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Malaya Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in Victor 6 Company ,Coy HQ as Sigs Sgt. Arrived 5 May 1971 and returned to Singapore on completion of TOD on 7 July 1971. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    7 December 2019 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Wanganui : WhanganuiManawatu-Wanganui Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • George WAS NOT in South Vietnam with the NZSAS.....There was NO 3 Troop NZSAS in Vietnam........
    "Vietnam Sergeant Ministry for Culture and Heritage New Zealand Special Air Service, 2nd Detachment, 3 Troop AWMM New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) AWMM
    2nd Embarkation AWMM"



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 2 1962-1963- Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM


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