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Gordon Murray Connor

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Connor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 207713 AWMM
    • Korea 207713 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 April 1924 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
    29th April 1924 Public - Maree - Other relative - 7 October 2019 - family books
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 207713 AWMM
    • Korea 207713 AWMM
  • 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

Embarkations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Servd in NZ Army (2NZEF) 1942-1943. RNZAF 1944-1946. RNZAF in Korea 1950-1953. NZ Army (RNZA) 1953-1976. Was initial BK (Battery Captain) in Kenning Battery. Died in Rotorua. Retired as Major. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 2000 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
    2nd May 2000 Public - Maree Leeann - Other relative - 7 October 2019 - family papers
  • Age at death
    76 Public - Maree Leeann - Other relative - 7 October 2019 - Family Papers
  • Place of death
    Rotorua Public - Maree Leeann - Other relative - 7 October 2019 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium 160 Sala Street Rotorua New Zealand AWMM Niche Wall 19 Row C Plot 3 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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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
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 October 2019MareeAuckland New ZealandOther relative
07 October 2019Maree LeeannAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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