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David Lance Ogilvy

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Photograph of (from left) Trooper M W Flavell (from Matiere) and Corporal David Lance Ogilvy (from Auckland), members of the New Zealand Army Special Air Service. Photograph taken by an unidentified New Zealand Army photographer circa 1955, during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, SAS-105/SAS-106-F

Photograph of (from left) Trooper M W Flavell (from Matiere) and Corporal David Lance Ogilvy (from A …

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Identity

  • Title
    Lt Col Public - Russell - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - His rank upon retirement in 1979. Major during the Vietnam conflict
  • Forenames
    • David Lance AWMM
    • David Lance Public - Russell - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - family
  • Surname
    Ogilvy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ogie AWMM
    • D. L. Ogilvy AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 329865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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  • Wounded in action, 15 August 1971 while on attachement with 23 (US) Inf Div. En booby trap shrapnel wound above left eye. Source: Memories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War, Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

    Photo of Capt D.L. Ogilvy in The Officers, 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Terendak Camp, Malaya 1965) AWMM

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Sources

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  • 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
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing 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
    • Rennie, F. (1986) Regular Soldier. Auckland, N.Z.: Endeavour Press. AWMM
    • Special Air Service (SAS) Squadron - Malaya - Nominal roll (persons returns from overseas) [1957], Archives New Zealand, CAJN 41/3/6 [R21234079] AWMM

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14 October 2016RussellAuckland, New ZelandOther relative

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