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James Walter Farmer

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Captain James W Farmer

Captain James W Farmer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Farmer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jim AWMM
    • J. W. Farmer AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 785362 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Service

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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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Also served in New Zealand under Compulsory Military Training with 1 Nelson Marlborough & West Coast Regiment and 1 Wellington Regiment.

    Served in West Germany with Grenzschutzgruppe 9 (GSG 9), German Federal Police, on anti-terrorist operations.

    Total military service 26 years. 9 years in the New Zealand Army, 8 years in the Rhodesian Army, 3 years with the Omani Army and 3 years with Omani Special Forces. AWMM

Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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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24 July 2019James WalterKaitaia New ZealandSelf
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