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Paul Olsen

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 381646 AWMM
  • Also known as
    P. Olsen AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Gunner 
161 Battery NZ Army
Vietnam War
Ngati Kahungunu-Rangitane, Nga Puhi, Danish descent

Paul Olsen Vietnam 381646 Gunner

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paul AWMM
  • Surname
    Olsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    P. Olsen AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 381646 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 June 1946 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Service

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 381646 AWMM
  • Military service
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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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  • Buried at marae in Te Teko area. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2 May 1992 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Cemetery
    Te Teko Marae 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
    • Black, E. A. (n.d.). N.Z. armed forces honours & awards : Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam, 1950-1972. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence Headquarters. AWMM

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25 April 2020Paula HoanaPutauaki Whakatane DistrictChild

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