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Leonard Stuart Gordon

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 32222 AWMM
  • Also known as
    L. S. Gordon AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Gordon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    L. S. Gordon AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 32222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 April 1932 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 32222 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Miles Class RF Cadet. Location of burial not known. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 2018 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
    20 July 2018 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 4 August 2018 - NZ Herald 24 July 2018
  • Age at death
    86 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 4 August 2018 - NZ Herald 24 July 2018
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Granpop/Poppa we are thinking of you today as we commemorate Anzac Day very differently. Despite the limitations of this level 4 lockdown we are grateful for this opportunity to reflect, remember and thank you and all others who have served our country xx
    Public - Mellanie - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • Thank you Granpop for your services to our country. We are thinking of you today and we miss you a lot! We may not have been able to go to an ANZAC parade like usual however we still commemorate the services and scarifies you and others have made.
    Public - Ellyse - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • To Dad
    for your contribution to keeping New Zealand safe and free.
    Thinking of you today.
    Anzac day 2020
    from Gary Fiona and Cameron
    Public - Gary - Self - 25 April 2020
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  • Thinking of you on this day poppa. Thank you for everything you did for our family and for the country.
    Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
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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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020MellanieAuckland NZDirect descendant
25 April 2020EllyseAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
25 April 2020Gary11 Houghton Dr Carramar Perth WASelf
24 April 2020NathanPerth western australiaDirect descendant
04 August 2018StoneyTuakau NZResearcher

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