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George Leslie Noah

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 36738 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • G. L. Noah AWMM
    • Les AWMM
    • Les Public - Stoney - Researcher - 17 August 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 17 August 2022
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Noah AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • G. L. Noah AWMM
    • Les AWMM
    • Les Public - Stoney - Researcher - 17 August 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 17 August 2022
  • Service number
    Vietnam 36738 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 May 1927 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • 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
    Vietnam 36738 AWMM
  • Military service
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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Captain Public - Stoney - Researcher - 17 August 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 17 August 2022

Biographical information

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  • Attached to 1RNZIR as Quartermaster, 1965-1967.

    Photo of Capt. G. L. Noah in The Officers, 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Terendak Camp, Malaya 1966-67). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 August 2022 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 August 2022 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 17 August 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 17 August 2022
  • Age at death
    95 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 17 August 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 17 August 2022
  • Place of death
    Tauranga Hospital Public - Stoney - Researcher - 17 August 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 17 August 2022
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  • Obituary
    NOAH, George Leslie (Les). Captain NZ Armoured Corps, 36738. Passed away at Tauranga Hospital 13th August aged 95. Dearly loved husband of Joan. Loving and supportive Dad and father-in- law of David, Matthew, Lesley, Joan and Alison. Loved uncle of Robert and Geoff. Loving Poppa of Daniel, Kimberley, Tyler, Zac and Jackson. Please join Joan and family as we remember and celebrate Les's life on Sat 20th August at 11:30am at Omokoroa Community Church. Communications to the Les Noah Family c/o PO Box 336 Tauranga 3142 Of these things, three things remain: Faith, Hope and Love and the greatest of these is Love.

    Published by The New Zealand Herald on Aug. 17, 2022. AWMM
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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
    • 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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