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Barry Donald Dreyer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Barry Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    Dreyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. D. Dreyer AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 30762 AWMM
    • M30762 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1945 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    18 Balloch Street, Hamilton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    D.A. Dreyer (father), 18 Balloch Street, Hamilton AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served as GPO with 161 Battery RNZA, 1966-1967. The battery at this time was based at Nui Dat under the command of Major Harry Honnor. Also served with 1 Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery as Ops Officer (Jun-July 1966), and A Battery, 2/35 Artillery (USA) Executive Officer (July-September 1966). Subsequently served as;

    1967-1968 Instructor Gunnery, School of Artillery, Waiouru
    1969 Instructor Gunnery (Field), School of Artillery, North Head, Sydney, Australia
    1969-1970 Instructor Gunnery, School of Artillery, Waiouru
    1970-1972 GSO3 (Operations), Headquarters 1 Infantry Brigade Group, Papakura
    1972-1974 Battery Command, 161 Battery, Papakura
    1974-1976 GSO2 Coordinator, Army General Staff, Wellington
    1986-1988 Commanding Officer, 16 Field Regiment, Papakura (Territorial Force)
    2010-2017 Colonel Commandant, Royal New Zealand Artillery AWMM
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Death

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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

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