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Bruce William Knight

  • Service number
    Vietnam 43976 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Sniper AWMM
    • B. W. Knight AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce William AWMM
  • Surname
    Knight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sniper AWMM
    • B. W. Knight AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 43976 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1950 AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Enlisted in the New Zealand Army as a 19-year-old. Served in Vietnam with V5 Company, May 1970 to May 1971. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 June 2023 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
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  • Obituary
    KNIGHT, Bruce William. 17.06.1950 - 15.06.2023 Loved and respected best friend of Sandra. Best Father in the world to Nicola, Richard, Sally. Devoted Poppa of Tomas, Vanessa, Chontele and Drew. Adored Great-Poppa of Kyle, Leo and Ella- Rose. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Heather and Brian, Glenice and Michael. Will be sadly missed and always loved. A private cremation has taken place. Details for a memorial service to come at a later date. Messages for Bruce can be posted to the Knight Family C/o PO Box 1055, Napier, 4140.

    Published by Hawke's Bay Today from Jun. 17 to Jun. 20, 2023. AWMM
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