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Weteri Witana

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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1943 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
    29 April 1943 Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Place of birth
    Rawene, Northland Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    De Facto Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41298 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Also known as Weteri or Maru Samson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 February 2016 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
    2 February 2016 Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Age at death
    72 Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Place of death
    Dunedin Hospital Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Cause of death
    Lung Cancer & Pneumonia Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Umawera, Northland Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Grave reference
    Witana Public - Zaphire Matawai-Cecilia - Child - 17 October 2016 - Family
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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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