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Tetitaha Hepi Hepi

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 34686 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Len AWMM
    • Leonard Te T. Hepi AWMM
    • Tahu AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 25 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966 (Borneo) Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 12 February 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals (R. Himona)

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tetitaha Hepi AWMM
  • Surname
    Hepi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Len AWMM
    • Leonard Te T. Hepi AWMM
    • Tahu AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 34686 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1932 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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  • War
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 25 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966 (Borneo) Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 12 February 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals (R. Himona)
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 34686 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Sergeant, 1 Bn NZ Regiment 1957/59, Malaya. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 25 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Warrant Officer Class Two (CSM Delta Company) May/Oct 1966, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo). Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 12 February 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals (R. Himona)

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Photo of Sgt L. Hepi in The Warrant Officers & Senior NCOs, 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Nyasa Camp, Malaya 1958). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1999 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 67 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery AWMM Plot 081, Block 015 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
    • 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
    • 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

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