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Kenneth Montrose Gordon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Montrose AWMM
  • Surname
    Gordon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    K. M. Gordon AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 335985 AWMM
    • Vietnam 335985 AWMM
    • B335985 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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
    • Malaya 335985 AWMM
    • Vietnam 335985 AWMM
    • B335985 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Lieutenant, 1 Bn NZ Regiment 1957/59, Malaya. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 25 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks history

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MID) - 4Dec59 - in recognition
      of gallant and distinguished services in Malaya for the period 1st January to 30th June 1959. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 26 January 2020 - London Gazette - 4Dec59 pg7669
    • Ordinary Commander of the Military Division of the - Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) - 19Jan88 - Major General. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 7 March 2021 - http://www.nzlii.org/nz/other/nz_gazette/1988/6.pdf

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in NZ Army 1953-1988. Malaya 1958-59 awarded MID. Deputy CDS 1983-1988. Retired as Major General.

    Photo of Lt K.M. Gordon in The Officers, 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Sobraon Camp, Malaya 1959) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

Contributors

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07 March 2021RoscoeAotearoaResearcher
25 January 2020RoscoeAotearoaResearcher

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