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Rion John Thomas Gallagher

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 209174 AWMM
  • Also known as
    R. J. T. Gallagher AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rion John Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Gallagher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    R. J. T. Gallagher AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 209174 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 April 1940 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 209174 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Two TOD with 161 Bty as a gun no - 66/67 and 68/69. Was also the PX Manager for part of his second TOD. Died and buried in Melbourne, Australia. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    29 December 2016 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Memorial

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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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