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Brian Alexander Neal Greer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Alexander Neal AWMM
  • Surname
    Greer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. A. N. Greer AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 75169 AWMM
    • Vietnam F75169 AWMM
    • Malaya 75169 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 August 1931 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    7 August 1931 Public - John - Researcher - 3 March 2021 - BDM Record 2008/11505
  • 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

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Navigator AWMM
    • General Duties/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    3 January 1953 AWMM
  • 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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  • Husband of Eleanor; father of Jo-Anne, Jeff, Mike, Lisara

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice

    Vietnam vet. 41 SQN 1955, 1962 to 64 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 May 2008 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    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, 13 May 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Would have been nice to see more of you, Uncle Brian. Your sister missed you; she was also my mother, Barbara Alice Greer
    Public - Julie Alice - Other relative - 3 October 2016
    Report 

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
    • 41 Transport Squadron - November 1949 - October 1955 [Malayan 41 Squadron], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADQA 17211 AIR1/12 (R21072565) AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 March 2021JohnPerth WAResearcher
03 October 2016Julie Alice Christchurch New Zealand Other relative

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