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Brian Robert Hampton Monks

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Robert Hampton AWMM
  • Surname
    Monks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • B. R. H. Monks AWMM
    • The Boss AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 35187 AWMM
    • Vietnam 35187 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 June 1935 Ministry for Culture and Heritage DevizesWiltshire Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
    • Malaya 35187 AWMM
    • Vietnam 35187 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Lieutenant, 1 Bn NZ Regiment 1957/59, Malaya. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 25 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • 1951 AWMM
    • Regular Force Cadet School (RFCS) 1951. Greville Class, Waiouru. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 25 June 2018 - http://www.rfcadet.org.nz/people/class-lists/greville-class-1951/
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    15 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 25 June 2018 - Calculation: DoB = 1Jun35. - January 1951.

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

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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  • Read citation for Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star.

    Photo of Lt B.R.H. Monks in The Officers, 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Sobraon Camp, Malaya 1959) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 2018 Sunlive 25/6/18
    Age 82 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty Sunlive 25/6/18
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty AWMM Plot 95, RSA Row 3, New RSA Block AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Starting his military career in 1951 as a Regular Force Cadet, Mr Monks was commissioned into the Corps of the Royal New Zealand Infantry five years later, and retired as a Colonel in 1986.
    He served mostly in South East Asia where he commanded a rifle platoon during Malayan Emergency in 1958-59 then training and leading the Victor 6 rifle company in South Vietnam as part of 4 Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR) (ANZAC) battalion in 1971.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11844524
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 25 June 2018
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Sources

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
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. 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
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

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25 January 2020RoscoeAotearoaResearcher
25 June 2018RoscoeAucklandComrade

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