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Bryan Ronald Francis

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  • Service number
    • Vietnam 82973 AWMM
    • Vietnam N82973 AWMM
  • Also known as
    B. R. Francis AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bryan Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Francis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. R. Francis AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 82973 AWMM
    • Vietnam N82973 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 February 1949 NZ Herald
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Vietnam Public - John - Researcher - 30 July 2022 - Military Record of Service
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 82973 AWMM
    • Vietnam N82973 AWMM
  • Military service
    RNZAF 10 January 1967 to 7 May 1993 Public - John - Researcher - 30 July 2022 - Military Record of Service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    41 SQN & Vietnam 15 July 1969 to 14 August 1970 Public - John - Researcher - 30 July 2022 - Military Record of Service

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    New Zealand Operational Service Medal
    The Vietnam Medal
    New Zealand General Service Medal with clasp Vietnam
    New Zealand Armed Forces Award with Clasp*
    New Zealand Defence Service Medal with clasp Regular Public - John - Researcher - 30 July 2022 - Military record of service

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Wing Commander (WG CDR) Public - John - Researcher - 30 July 2022 - Military records

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Also served in Operations Branch RNZAF 4 September 1995 to 20 January 2016 the date of death.

    41 SQN & Vietnam 15 July 1969 to 14 August 1970. New Zealand Operational Service Medal, The Vietnam Medal, New Zealand General Service Medal with clasp Vietnam, New Zealand Armed Forces Award with Clasp* & New Zealand Defence Service Medal with clasp Regular Public - John - Researcher - 30 July 2022 - Military Record of Service
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 January 2016 RNZAF Roll of Honour (December 2016)
    Age 66 AWMM
  • 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, 25 Janurary 2016. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
    • This record was created from the RNZAF Roll of Honour data kindly provided by Frank Guthrie. AWMM

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