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Sam Hami Paku Hokianga

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 552286 AWMM
  • Also known as
    S. H. P. Hokianga AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
L552286 Sam Haami Paku HOKIANGA

L552286 Sam Haami Paku HOKIANGA

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sam Hami Paku AWMM
  • Surname
    Hokianga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    S. H. P. Hokianga AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 552286 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 March 1935 AWMM
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 552286 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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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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  • Singapore-Malaysia 1966-1989


    Held the rank of Sergeant with W Company in Vietnam.

    Buried in Te Arai Urupa, 4 Papatu Road, Manutuke, Gisborne 4072. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 December 2002 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • The 'WARLORD', great leader, great mentor....lest we forget
    Public - Faye - 11 July 2020
    Report 
  • https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/cpl-shp-hokianga

    Three tours to Vietnam
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 25 April 2019
    Report 
  • L552286 Sam Haami Paku HOKIANGA (7 Platoon Sgt 75/77) 2002 aged? buried at Te Arai Urupa, 4 Papatu Road, Manutuke, Gisborne 4072. [-38.67464, 177.9098] W1, W2 & 2NZATTV.
    Public - Aunty Huia - Comrade - 28 November 2017
    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

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