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Rikihana Wipou

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  • Service number
    • Vietnam 378284 AWMM
    • Malaya D738284 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Riki AWMM
    • Rikihana Wipou AWMM
    • Dick AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
WIPOU; Rikihana (Dick) 6Nov2011

WIPOU; Rikihana (Dick) 6Nov2011

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rikihana AWMM
  • Surname
    Wipou AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Riki AWMM
    • Rikihana Wipou AWMM
    • Dick AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 378284 AWMM
    • Malaya D738284 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1946 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 378284 AWMM
    • Malaya D738284 AWMM
  • Military service
    Section Commander, 1 Platoon, Alpha Company, 1973-1975. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 21 May 2017 - Dieppe Barracks history.
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

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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  • Also known as Riki or Rikihana Reneti. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 November 2011 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    65 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 9 October 2018 - https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Kaiapoi Public and RSA Cemetery, 75 Adderley Terrace, Kainga, Kaiapoi 7691 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 9 October 2018 - https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I think you will find his CORRECT "Regimental Number" is D738284
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Sources

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
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

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09 October 2018RoscoeNew ZealandComrade

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