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Colin Maxwell Drylie

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  • Service number
    • Vietnam 43689 AWMM
    • Vietnam N43689 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Colin AWMM
    • C. M. Drylie AWMM
    • Boof Public - Elton - Direct descendant - 18 June 2016 - Unit Reunion
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
photo taken prior to deployment October 1969

Pte CM Drylie W3 RNZIR

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Colin Maxwell AWMM
    • Colin Maxwell Public - Elton - Direct descendant - 18 June 2016 - Family Papers
  • Surname
    Drylie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Colin AWMM
    • C. M. Drylie AWMM
    • Boof Public - Elton - Direct descendant - 18 June 2016 - Unit Reunion
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 43689 AWMM
    • Vietnam N43689 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    None Public - Elton - Direct descendant - 18 June 2016 - Family Papers

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1950 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died as a serving WO2. Buried Waiouru Services Cemetery AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 2005 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    Illness Public - Elton - Direct descendant - 18 June 2016 - Family Papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • R.I.P. Grandad
    Public - Mason - Direct descendant - 3 June 2017
    Report 
  • I am forever proud to be my father's son.
    Public - Elton - Direct descendant - 18 June 2016
    Report 

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

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02 March 2024BruceSelwynComrade
03 June 2017MasonAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
18 June 2016EltonAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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