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Garry Owen Patrick Mitten

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"Xmas Dinner in the ORS Mess 25 December 1962. L-R: Pte B.Phelps, Lcpl L. Ritchie, Ptes Berry and Harding all HQ Coy. L/R Pte G. Mitten, E. Black, Lcpls Walker and Miller. L/R Pte Tepuni, Cpl L. Williams. Reihana, Cpl Cootes." 1st Battalion, New Zealand Regiment - Scrapbook regarding Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaya, 1961 - 1963. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-26-275.

"Xmas Dinner in the ORS Mess 25 December 1962. L-R: Pte B.Phelps, Lcpl L. Ritchie, Ptes Berry and Ha …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Garry Owen Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Mitten AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    G. P. Mitten AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 896519 AWMM
    • Vietnam 896519 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
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  • Rohe
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  • Birth
    1 July 1933 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Buried in Timaru AWMM

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    28 April 2015 Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Timaru Herald 4/5/15.
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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
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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