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David Rewiri Simons

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Rewiri AWMM
  • Surname
    Simons AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Min AWMM
    • D. R. Simons AWMM
    • Wiremu Rāwiri Rewa AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 209527 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 April 1944 AWMM
    Whanau unsure of birth date 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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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, Vietnam AWMM
    Wounded AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded in action, 21 July 1970 – shrapnel wounds to buttocks and legs in contact. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 2020 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand 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

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • #209527 David Rewiri (Min) SIMONS [BV¹,V4,W31] (W Coy 70/72 & CSM A Coy 81/83) 26 April 2020 aged ??. Buried at Waikumete Cemetery, RSA Section ...Lest we Forget "Min the Merciless" a legend among the brothers.
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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
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM

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