Māori › George Desmond McElroy Died 15 October 2012 PDF Key details Service numberVietnam 730920 AWMM Also known asG. O. McElroy AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge Desmond AWMM SurnameMcElroy AWMM Ingoa Also known asG. O. McElroy AWMM Service numberVietnam 730920 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth 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 Contribute › WarVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberVietnam 730920 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsVietnam Gunner/Military Ministry for Culture and Heritage Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM 1st Australian Task Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Death15 October 2012 AWMM Age 64 AWMM Manurewa, Manukau City AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryHeights Park Cemetery, Pukekohe AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember George Desmond McElroy by laying a poppy. David Owen McElroy George McElroy George Desmond McElroy Henry Michael McElroy Henry William McElroy Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Desmond McElroy Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand's Vietnam War Veterans. Personal page http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/gnr-go-mcelroy Sources Used Memories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War. New Zealand History online website. http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/ Further Reference Australia's Vietnam War https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/ Further Reference DocumentsSubritsky, 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 The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.