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Lenard Donald Grant

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This is a photo of then Major Lenard Donald Brown that was used in a NZ Regular Army recruitment publication from the early 70's. The text box shows an overview of his career, postings and promotions from 1959-1972

Lenard Donald Grant

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lenard Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    Grant AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Len AWMM
    • L. D. Grant AWMM
    • Leonard Donald Grant AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 37086 AWMM
    • Malaya 37086 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 February 1937 AWMM
  • 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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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 20 June 2018 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/44328/supplement/6312

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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  • 6RAR history shows posted as Coy 2 i/c Spt Coy. Died and buried in Papakura.

    Name spelled Leonard on Vietnam War website, spelled Lenard on Births, Deaths and Marriages.

    1959 - Graduated as 2nd. Lieutenant from Officer Cadet school, Portsea, Australia and posted to 3 Battalion N.Z. Regt., Waiouru. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    4 December 2014 AWMM
    AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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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
      p.275 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
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
      p.163 - listed as part of the 1RNZIR 63/65 but unlike to have served in Borneo. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
      p.277; p.282 AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 18 May-1 October 1965, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.151-156 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
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 February 2021LukeWellington, New ZealandOther
20 June 2018RoscoeAucklandComrade

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