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Roger John Pearce

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Identity

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    Roger John AWMM
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    Pearce AWMM
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    Roger John Pearce AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 330315 AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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    5 January 1931 Public source London (England)United Kingdom Public source
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  • Pilot attached to Company A, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade at Bien Hoa, November 1965-March 1966. Flew UH-1D Iroquois helicopters. Source: Ministry of Culture and Heritage, www.vietnamwar.govt.nz.

    Served in the New Zealand Army from 1952 to 1982.

    Trained as a Sioux light observation helicopter pilot in 3 Sqn RNZAF. Posted to Vietnam with 161 Bty and was then attached to Company A, 82nd Aviation Battalion, US Navy at Bien Hoa, November 1965-March 1966. Flew UH-1D Iroquois helicopters.
    At the time, he was the only NZ Army pilot flying the Iroquois helicopters.


    Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-17 AWMM
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26 July 2018Michael Wlliam ThomasAuckland, New ZealandChild
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