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Norman Anthony Lucas

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 481879 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • N. A. Lucas AWMM
    • Butch AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Taken Saturday 2 December 2006 prior to attending the 5.5 Inch Artillery Gun dedication at Hamilton War Memorial Park, 10 months before his passing.

Ready for Artillery Gun Dedication

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Anthony AWMM
  • Surname
    Lucas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • N. A. Lucas AWMM
    • Butch AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 481879 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1947 Public Source
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Service

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 481879 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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    Vietnam Private Ministry for Culture and Heritage Visitor AWMM

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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  • As a TF Sgt in 4 Medium Bty, based in Ngaruwahia he fired the last round in NZ from the 5.5 inch gun at Annual Camp in 1987! AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    11 June 2007 Public Source
    Mount Te ArohaTe Aroha Public Source
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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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