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David Thomas Roseingrave

Boy Entrant

D T Roseingrave

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Roseingrave AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • D. T. Roseingrave AWMM
    • Dave AWMM
    • Rosey AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 77835 AWMM
    • Vietnam D77835 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 November 1937 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Flight Engineer/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    20 January 1955 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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  • Flew in Vietnam on both 40 Squadron [C130 Hercules] and 41 Squadron [Bristol Freighters] as a Flight Engineer.

    Flight Engineer on C-130 flights with 40 Sqn, RNZAF. Served in RNZAF 20.1.1955 to 1.4.1975. Died in Henderson after a long battle with illness. Burial details to follow.

    Vietnam vet. Flight Engineer on 40 SQN. 41 sqn 1960 posted in, Oct photo at Hulele. 1962 posted out. AND 1966 posted in. 1968 posted out. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 September 2019 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    HendersonWaitakere City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • We miss you every day Grandad. Your Great Grandson will never forget you and I am lucky to have had you in my Life for 36 years. Love you Grandad forever and always, Kelly and Taavi
    Public - Kelly - 24 July 2021
  • Your loving wife Helen i was at the letter box this morning at six , wearing your medals and your fathers rest in peace . lest we forget
    Public - D Helen - Wife - 25 April 2020
  • To my beautiful Dad,

    Thank you for all the memories in the RNZAF. Your services in Singapore and the Vietnam war. RIP Dad.

    With all my love,

    Public - Suzanne - Child - 25 April 2020
  • Dad thinking of you and remembering all that you were. Sadly missed and still loved
    Public - Jennifer - Child - 25 April 2020



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
24 July 2021KellyNew ZealandOther
25 April 2020D HelenHobsonvilleWife
25 April 2020Suzanne Auckland Child
25 April 2020Jennifer AucklandChild
22 October 2019KarenAucklandChild

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