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David Albert Dawe

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THE OFFICERS OF THE FIRST BATTALION. The New Zealand Regiment — Malaya 1962. Back Row L to R: Capt WD Prouse, 2Lt RA Monks, Lt KD Bell, Capt NL Skilton, Lt BD Sinclair, Lt PDR Browne, 2Lt JA Dixon, 2Lt KH Fraser, 2Lt NA Kotua, 2Lt TD Brosnahan, Lt J A Hawkins, Lt MJ Ross, 2Lt MH Devlin, 2Lt WPB Brady.
Middle Row L to R: Capt PJ Rodgers ED, Capt LB Shannon, Capt JM Spiers, Fr PMM Carmody, Capt PJ Burtt, Lt MJ Dudman, Capt WJD Meldrum, 2Lt DA Dawe, Lt LF Partner, Lt JW Litchfield, 2Lt JD Collinson, 2Lt DB Slocombe, Capt MJ Hall, Lt AL Gadsby.
Front Row L. to R: Capt JP Brosnahan, Maj J Brooke, Maj NE McLeod, Maj WG Pike, Maj RH Smith, Maj MR Kennedy, Lt Col LA Pearce, MBE, Capt TB Butson, Maj IB Bennett, Maj R Stanley-Harris, Maj RH Manson, Maj KE Ussher, Capt JRM Barker, Capt TG Martin.
Inset. Lt RV Richards, Ch IV CI W Vercoe.Image kindly provided by Bill Russell, Vice President of the Malayan Veterans Association (December 2020).

THE OFFICERS OF THE FIRST BATTALION. The New Zealand Regiment — Malaya 1962. Back Row L to R: Capt W …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Dawe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 36419 AWMM
    • Malaya 36419 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 March 1930 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Husband of Linda; Father of Janice, Chris and Judith. Stepfather of Sarah-Jane Sloop, Darren and Chris Taylor.

    Portrait in Korrey, P. (2007).

    Died in Wellington, cremated and interned in Karori Cemetery.

    Photo of 2/lt D.A. Dawe in The Officers, 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Regiment (Malaya 1962) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    8 February 2009 Death Notice
    ChristchurchCanterbury Death Notice
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    78 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 September 2018 - https://wellington.govt.nz/services/
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Karori, Wellington Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 September 2018 - https://wellington.govt.nz/services/
  • Grave reference
    Rose Garden, 59 Garden 24. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 September 2018 - https://wellington.govt.nz/services/
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 February 2009 AWMM
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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. 272 AWMM
    • Koorey, P.(Ed). (2007). 1st [First] Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment 1957-2007 : from South East Asia to Afghanistan, the first 50 years. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott. AWMM
      Koorey, P.(editor). (2007). pp. 305, 310. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 February 2009 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
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

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26 September 2018RoscoeNew ZealandComrade
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