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Brian Thomas Newell

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 819842 AWMM
  • Also known as
    B. T. Newell AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

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  • Forenames
    Brian Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Newell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. T. Newell AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 819842 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 May 1934 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Place of birth
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 819842 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Served in 161 Bty as Chief Clerk 1968. Retired as WO2 and died in Christchurch. AWMM

Death

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    16 September 2018 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ChristchurchCanterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Obituary
    NEWELL, Brian Thomas:
    819842 WO2. On September 16, 2018, at Essie Summers Retirement Village, Christchurch, aged 84. Loved husband of the late Cecilia and much loved father to Burt, Joseph, Arnold, Paul, John and Anthony, and Grandad to his many grandchildren. Messages may be addressed to the Newell family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Celebration of Brian's life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Sts, Richmond, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 10.00am.
    The Press from Sept. 18 to Sept. 19, 2018 AWMM
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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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