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Ronald Joseph Hughes

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Gravestone of Staff Sergeant Ronald Joseph Hughes, Murchison Cemetery, Murchison, Tasman. Image courtesy of Tasman District Council.

Gravestone of Staff Sergeant Ronald Joseph Hughes, Murchison Cemetery, Murchison, Tasman. Image cour …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Hughes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ron AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 785751 AWMM
    • Vietnam 785751 AWMM
    • Vietnam C785751 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1939 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Headquarters, V Force 1967-68.

    Postal Orderly attached to 161 Battery RNZA. Posted to Vietnam 21.9.1967. RTNZ 9.9.1968. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    18 June 2008 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Murchison Cemetery, Murchison, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM Plot 555, Ashes AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Last Post: 2008. Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association), 24(3), p. 1 AWMM
  • 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. 278 AWMM
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
      Last Post: 2008. Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association), 24(3), p. 1 AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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