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Robert Tawake Wirihana

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Tawake AWMM
  • Surname
    Wirihana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 37645 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 December 1939 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 37645 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted as a cadet in 1957, graduated into Royal New Zealand Artillery.

    Retired as Regimental Sergeant Major of 16 Field Regiment. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 April 1990 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 50 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waitara Cemetery, Waitara, New Plymouth, Taranaki AWMM RSA Lawn, Plot 1212 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Loved and always missed Koro. Forever in our hearts. Till we meet again. xoxo
    Public - Melissa and Trinity - Other relative - 5 October 2016
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05 October 2016Melissa and TrinityPerth, WA. Wanganui, NZ.Other relative

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