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Donald Michael Cropp

  • Service number
    Vietnam 41866 AWMM
  • Also known as
    D. M. Cropp AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
My Grandad was one of the most fun loving, caring person ever and it was one of the saddest day for me when he passed, but I will never stop loving him.

Donald Cropp

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Cropp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    D. M. Cropp AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41866 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 May 1947 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • 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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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

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About death

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  • Death
    10 March 2016 NZ Vietnam Veterans
    Age 68 AWMM
    NZ Vietnam Veterans
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 March 2016. AWMM
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  • My Dad, made a contribution to the Vietnam war. He supported his mates and fellow countrymen. I his son lost him to early. I love you and miss your and will always be your best friend. Daniel
    Public - Daniel Peter - Child - 19 January 2022



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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


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 January 2022Marie Anne Auckland Child
19 January 2022Anna LouiseChristchurch New ZealandOther relative
19 January 2022Daniel PeterNew ZealandChild

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