Gerard Thomas AWMM
Also known as
- G. T. Purcell AWMM
- Gerry AWMM
Vietnam 19469 AWMM
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Eldest son of Brian Arthur and Jean Agnes PURCELL.
Occupation: RNZN until April 1995; NZ Defence HQ Jan 1996- Feb 1999 as Civilian Employee.
Served in the RNZN, 1969-1995. Sent on USN Junior Officer Exchange in 1971. Served on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) and destroyer USS William H. Standley (DLG-32) off the coast of North Vietnam. Has QSM and is a JP. Retired as a Lt Cdr, RNZN. AWMM
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Gerard Thomas Purcell
- 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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