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Bruce Hill

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 592039 AWMM
  • Also known as
    B. Hill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals – Nat Arch WA-M2, Series 2/1

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Hill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. Hill AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 592039 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
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals – Nat Arch WA-M2, Series 2/1
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 592039 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Sergeant, 1 Bn NZ Regiment 1957/59, Malaya. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals – Nat Arch WA-M2, Series 2/1

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    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

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • As 2IC Spt Coy, Anzac Bn - 4 RAR. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • 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
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