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Ngariki Keno

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  • Service number
    • Malaya 528497 AWMM
    • Vietnam 528497 AWMM
    • Borneo 528497 AWMM
    • D528497 AWMM
    • D528497 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Also known as
    • Rick AWMM
    • R. N. Keno AWMM
    • N. Keno AWMM
    • Riki AWMM
    • "Rick" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
B. Coy 1 NZ REGT MALAYA 1961-62-63. Back Row L. to R. Pte TeAmo PW. Pte Hapi RP. Pte Wilson RW. Pte Bevan M. Cpl Noon SF. L/Cpl Pangari PM. Pte Barrar FM. Pte Culshaw JF. Pte Nuix MM. Pte Wineera TR. Pte Moverley CP. Pte .Gibbes LE. Pte Mathews WM. Pte Hamon K. Pte Ferguson DG. Pte Harris PS. Pte Lane RG. Pte Heise JS.
4th Row: Pte Hohepa H. Pte Lockett IB. Pte Allott SJ. Pte Jones PR. Pte Kopa MT. L/Cpl Hemana MK. L/Cpl Pawson AD. L/Cpl Pirini DW. Pte Tioke T. Pte Whibley JS. Pte Peat GD. L/Cpl Ashton BD. Pte Ferguson CD. Pte Turner RC. Pte Walker TN. Pte Renney RB. Pte Kavanagh WS. Pte Curnmings LC. Pte Arthur TM. Pte Holwell NA. Pte Karipa J.
3rd Row: Pte Deazley PM. Pte Ranginui RW. Pte Way MD. Pte Neal L. Pte Gallagher JP. Pte Grant RW. L/Cpl Nicholls TTH. Pte Halbert W. Pte Wiki Pte Pungatara PB. Pte Edwards AS. Pte O'Brien WW. Pte Oakes WL. Pte Knapp HL. Pte Ryall JB. Pte Rungarunga TP. Pte Scott RJ. Pte Thornton SR. Pte Tamihana HH. Pte Morrison PA. L/Cpl Cooke MR. Pte Walters M. Pte Killgour TS.
2nd Row: Pte Niho Niho TP, Pte Keno R. Pte Collins RD. Pte Morrison EA. Pte Tumataroa B. Pte Aston J. Pte Wells AF. L/Cpl Kiwi Kiwi RW. Pte McGhee PD. Pte Williams Ml. Pte Mauger EG. Pte Matchitt E. Pte Rowlands R. Pte Adank LF. Pte Mears NE. Pte Michie WJ. Pte Coutts LG. Pte Best PM. Pte Pu WH. Cpl Shepherd RH. Pte Owen TW. Pte Te Haara R. L/Cpl Daniels FW. L/Cpl Brosnahan T.
Front Row: L/Cpl Grace HC. L/Cpl Avey TA. L/Cpl Douglas AB. Cpl Pilcher TTA. Sgt Don AJ. Sgt Mckenzie RF. Sgt Edwards MH. Lt BD Sinclair. Capt TG Martin. Maj WG Pike. W02 O'Brien CG.2Lt MH Devlin. 2Lt RA. Monks. Sgt Packer AW. Sgt Taylor LM. Cpl Cribb S. Cpl Wedderburn R. L/Cpl Wheeler PJ. LAI WAH PHOTO. MALACCA. Image Image kindly provided by Bill Russell, Vice President of the Malayan Veterans Association (December 2020).

B. Coy 1 NZ REGT MALAYA 1961-62-63. Back Row L. to R. Pte TeAmo PW. Pte Hapi RP. Pte Wilson RW. Pte …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Ngariki AWMM
    • Ngariki Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - headstone
  • Surname
    Keno AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Rick AWMM
    • R. N. Keno AWMM
    • N. Keno AWMM
    • Riki AWMM
    • "Rick" Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Service number
    • Malaya 528497 AWMM
    • Vietnam 528497 AWMM
    • Borneo 528497 AWMM
    • D528497 AWMM
    • D528497 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Ratana Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Headstone image

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 April 1938 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 528497 AWMM
    • Vietnam 528497 AWMM
    • Borneo 528497 AWMM
    • D528497 AWMM
    • D528497 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Rick served with NZSAS during the Indonesian Confrontation (Borneo) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
    • Sergeant, (3 Platoon & RP Sergeant) 1 RNZIR, 1979/81 Malaysia-Singapore. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 October 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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  • Occupation before enlistment
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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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  • Member of JWS tracking team working with US Army trainees - 1 to 13 May 1967. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 November 1992 RSA Last Post/Cemetery Record
  • Date of death
    15 November 1992 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Head stone at urupa
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Poike Urupa, 18 College Pl, Poike, Tauranga 3112. [[-37.72931, 176.15276]] Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 6 June 2018 - Site visit
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • D528497 Riki (Ricky) KENO-NZSAS [VV-4Tp, 2NZATTV] (3 Plt Sgt 79/80, BnHQ 80/81) 15 November 1982 aged 54, Buried at Poike Urupa, 18 College Pl, Poike, Tauranga 3112. [[-37.72931, 176.15276]] (from Maungatapu Marae). LEST WE FORGET (All information not About Vietnam supplied by seava.co.nz) ONWARD.
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 30 April 2018
    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
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. 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

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