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Leonard James Charman

M627405 Leonard James (Les) CHARMAN - South Vietnam.

M627405 Leonard James (Les) CHARMAN (BV?) V2, V6.

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard James AWMM
  • Surname
    Charman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • L. J. Charman AWMM
    • "Len" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 8 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Service number
    Vietnam 627405 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 March 1942 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in 3 Platoon, Victor 6 Company. Arrived 7 May 1971, departed 9 December 1971. Died in Christchurch and buried at Waimari Cemetery, Burnside, Christchurch 8053. RSA lawn cemetery, plot 966. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1979 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • M627405 Leonard James (Len) CHARMAN [V2, V6] (Support Company 76/78) 3 January 1979 aged 35 (bh) Buried at Waimairi Cemetery 195 Grahams Rd, Burnside, Christchurch 8053. Block; Lawn, Plot; 966. [-43.49947, 172.57707] LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Aunty Huia - Comrade - 28 November 2017



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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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28 November 2017Aunty HuiaWellingtonComrade
28 November 2017Aunty HuiaWellingtonComrade
24 August 2017RoscoeAucklandComrade
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