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Robert John Sutherland Munro

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John Sutherland AWMM
  • Surname
    Munro AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Muns AWMM
    • Robbie AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam G30803 AWMM
    • Vietnam 30803 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1946 AWMM AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 January 1964 AWMM 221 Dee Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 November 1970 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    RMC Australia AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Vietnam Jan 1964 AWMM
    Age 17 AWMM
    Student/Civilian AWMM
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Held rank of Captain at embarkation for Vietnam

      Later Member of Parliament (MP) for Invercargill 1987-93

      Principal for Munro-Law in Wellington

      Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2003

      Read citation for MID. Att to US Sigs units 3-24 Nov 1971. AWMM
    • Later commanded 161 Battery RNZA in Papakura and Waiouru Training Depot Public - rob - Self - 10 January 2021 - personal records
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Death

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  • Death
  • 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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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
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 283 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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