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Tuakau Hunter

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 40565 AWMM
  • Also known as
    T. Hunter AWMM
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    Army AWMM
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  • War
Tuakau (Tua) HUNTER. A machine gunner with Victor 2 Company, 2 Royal Australian Regiment -  SVN 12Nov67-13May68

Tuakau (Tua) HUNTER (V2)

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tuakau AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    T. Hunter AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40565 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 January 1940 AWMM TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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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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  • Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-67 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    6 April 2011 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 71 AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Shands Road Cemetery AWMM
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  • A big man with a big heart too ..sadly missed by the Vietnam Veteran Community. Tua was the machine gun man for V2 Company, 6 Platoon in Vietnam 67-68. Two of his brothers served in Vietnam as well. Paul Hunter a Cpl with 6 Pl and Ike Zac or Isaac being his correct name also served. (RM) Kei Wareware Tatou.
    Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 5 June 2019
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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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