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William Arthur Lewis

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 41867 AWMM
  • Also known as
    W. A. Lewis AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
41867 L-Cpl W A LEWIS Vietnam NZE, died 28 Feb 2014 aged 72yrs

41867 L-Cpl W A LEWIS's grave

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Identity

  • Title
    Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Record
  • Forenames
    • William Arthur AWMM
    • William Arthur Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Record
  • Surname
    Lewis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    W. A. Lewis AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41867 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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  • Date of birth
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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41867 AWMM
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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    28 February 2014 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    72yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA 32; Plot 111; Warrant # 29815 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
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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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02 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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