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David Rewi Turner

Photo of David used at his funeral

David Rewi Turner

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Rewi AWMM
  • Surname
    Turner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dave AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 541953 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Maniapoto Public - Graham Howard - Other relative - 21 August 2017 - Family
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tainui Public - Graham Howard - Other relative - 21 August 2017 - Family
  • Rohe
    Te Kuiti Public - Graham Howard - Other relative - 21 August 2017 - Family
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 August 1945 Ministry for Culture and Heritage New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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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


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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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  • David Turner was the son of Makere and Butch Turner.

    Tangi held at Te Tokanganui-A-Noho Marae, Te Kuiti

    W3 Company, RNZIR website has portrait

    Wounded in action, 21 July 1970 – multiple fragment wounds to chest, buttocks, and legs in contact. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    14 July 2007 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 July 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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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
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler).(1995). p. 292 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 July 2007 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 October 2020RewiGisborneOther relative
21 August 2017Graham HowardMangere, Auckland. N. Z.Other relative

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