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Dennis Michael Winape Terry

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dennis Michael Winape AWMM
  • Surname
    Terry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bro AWMM
    • D. M. Terry AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40897 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 August 1944 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
    NZ Force – South East Asia. (Singapore-Malaysia 1966-1989) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 21 August 2017 - Dieppe Barracks history
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40897 AWMM
  • Military service
    "Bro" was in Alpha Company, 1 RNZIR based at DIeppe Barracks in 1977. He is a legend. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 21 August 2017 - Dieppe Barracks history
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 13 June 2018 - https://fightersweep.com/1495/stray-59/

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    26 February 1981 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Philippines Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 12 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Cause of death
    Aircraft Accident (C130 # 64-0564) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 12 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Cremated and ashes scattered on the ocean Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 12 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Sergeant Dennis Michael Winape (Bro) TERRY was tragically killed along with WO2 Reginald David (Dave) HEYWOOD at 05:23am on 26 February 1981 when USAF MC-130E #64-0564 (belonging to 1st Special Operations Squadron) “Flew into the ocean near Tabones Island, Philippines during a low-level turn killing 23 out of 24 on board”. Bro & Dave where part of a NZ Special Air Service detachment on exercise SpecWarEx-81 operating out of Cubi Point Naval Air Station, Subic Bay, Philippines. LEST WE FORGET Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 13 June 2018 - https://fightersweep.com/1495/stray-59/
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  • Mate "the road I live on is full of tough *^~*s, and the further you go down it, the tougher they get...and I live right at the end-!" spoken by "Bro" to WKS late 70's.
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 16 June 2018
  • A description & list of all 23 servicemen who were killed that fateful day - LEST WE FORGET
    http://www.afsoc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/578990/1st-sos-perform-stray-59-memorial-flight/
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 12 June 2018
  • "Bro" done x2 tours to Vietnam with 4 Troop, NZSAS. He was the guy that taught Rambo ;-) Lest we Forget.
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 21 August 2017

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