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Whakapoumahara Poutapu

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 478041 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Pou AWMM
    • W. P. Poutapu AWMM
    • Pou AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
These medals are from the Vietnam war.

whakapoumahara his medals

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Whakapoumahara AWMM
  • Surname
    Poutapu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Pou AWMM
    • W. P. Poutapu AWMM
    • Pou AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 478041 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Tainui Public - Noah - Other relative - 29 June 2017 - Family Records
  • Hapū
    Ngati Koroki Public - Noah - Other relative - 29 June 2017 - Family Records
  • Waka
    • Tainui AWMM
    • Tainui Public - Noah - Other relative - 29 June 2017 - Family Records
  • Rohe
    Waikato Public - Noah - Other relative - 29 June 2017 - Family Records
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 October 1945 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • 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 478041 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Posted to 161 Bty on 5.3.1968. Served on No2 gun at FSB Coral. RTNZ on 10.3.1969. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 March 2017 Family Source
    NgaruawahiaWaikato Family Source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taupiri mountain AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 May 2018teatarangiNgaruawahiaWife
29 June 2017NoahHamilton, New ZealandOther relative

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