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Eric John Richards

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Eric Richards (BULL)

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric John AWMM
  • Surname
    Richards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bull AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41692 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 January 1940 AWMM
  • 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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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

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Dawn; father of Fiona, Lionel, Estelle, Rachelle AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 August 2009 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    GreymouthGrey District 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, 25 August 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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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.287 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 August 2009 AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

Contributors

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05 March 2021CarolHavelock NorthOther
20 May 2018NathangreymouthOther relative

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