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Larry Wayne English

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 554537 AWMM
  • Also known as
    L. W. English AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Larry Wayne AWMM
  • Surname
    English AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    L. W. English AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 554537 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 November 1942 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Place of birth
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 554537 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Retired WO1. Enlisted 3 November 1960; Release Date 24 November 1982. Served Gisborne 1960-1961; Waiouru 1961-1967; Malaysia 1967-1968; Vietnam 1968-1969 with V3 Company 4RAR; Malaysia 1969; Waiouru 1969-1974; Fort Cautley 1974-1979; HQ Field Force 1979-1981; Waiouru 1981-1982; Devonport with RNZN 1982. Interred at North Shore Memorial Park, Auckland AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 June 2017 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    North Shore CityAuckland Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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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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