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Peter Raymond Laird

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 42254 AWMM
  • Also known as
    B. R. Laird AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Peter dressed up for Anzac parade in Masterston, New Zealand

Peter getting ready for Anzac parade

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Laird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. R. Laird AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 42254 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1946 AWMM
  • 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
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 42254 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Driver/Military AWMM
    • Storeman/Military AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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  • Served two tours with 161 Battery, Royal New Zealand Artillery: February 1967 to February 1968 as a Driver, and second tour November 1968 to October 1969 as a Storeman. Gunner on first Tour of Duty, promoted to Bombardier during second tour. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    12 October 2020 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Wairarapa Times-Age, 14 October 2020 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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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