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Murray James Rutherfurd

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray James AWMM
  • Surname
    Rutherfurd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    M. J. Rutherfurd AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 78739 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 78739 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with the RNZAF from 16 January 1957 to 16 March 1970. Member of No. 75 Squadron (English Electric Canberra) during the Malayan Emergency, 1959-1961. Saw service in Vietnam service with No. 40 Squadron (C-130 Hercules), July 1967 to December 1969. Joined Air New Zealand and completed 30 years of airline flying including time with Malaysia Airlines, Garuda and Air Pacific. Spent several years as President of Katikati RSA and is the current Welfare Officer. AWMM
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Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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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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