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Alastair Seaforth McKenzie

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During search and destroy mission, after crossing the Song Be

Song Be (River) VN 1966 - Willie Walker, Mike Dakin, Al McKenzie

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Identity

  • Title
    Rev. AWMM
  • Forenames
    Alastair Seaforth AWMM
  • Surname
    McKenzie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Al AWMM
    • Alister Seaforth McKenzie AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 74972 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 September 1924 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Attached to 161 Battery February 1966. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    5 July 2008 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ChristchurchCanterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Obituary
    Last Post: 2008. Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association), 24(3), p. 1 AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
    • Haigh, J. (1983). Men of faith and courage: the official history of the New Zealand Chaplains Department. Auckland, N.Z.: The Word Publishers. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Haigh, J. (1983). Men of faith and courage: the official history of the New Zealand Chaplains Department. Auckland, N.Z.: The Word Publishers. AWMM
      Haigh, J. (1983). p. 184, 191 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
    • Rev. M. L. Underhill ... [et al.] (1950). New Zealand chaplains in the Second World War. Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM

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