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Te Hukarere Mamaeroa Bristowe



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  • Forenames
    Te Hukarere Mamaeroa AWMM
  • Surname
    Bristowe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • H. M. Bristowe AWMM
    • Hukarere Mamaeroa Pereto AWMM
    • Sugar AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam G553432 AWMM
    • Vietnam 553432 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 October 1938 AWMM
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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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

Biographical information

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  • Father of Awhi and Tama.

    Tangihanga held at Hinerupe Marae, Te Araroa

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice

    Wounded in action, 27 April 1969 as a member of 4 Pl, Victor 2 Company - Mortared on patrol. Shrapnel wounds. Read citation for MID.

    Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-49 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    19 February 2010 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
    TokoroaWaikato AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Urupa Awatere AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 February 2010 AWMM
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  • G553432 Hukarere Mamaeroa BRISTOWE [MV,BV,V2] (4 Platoon Sgt 75/76, RP Sgt 76/77) 19 February 2010 aged 71. Buried at Awatere Urupa, Marangairoa Rd, Awatere, Te Araroa, East Cape 4087. [-37.6783, 178.35067] locstat tbc. (Hinerupe Marae, Te Aroha)  LEST WE FORGET Sugar was a feared Regimental Police Sergeant but well respected at the same time. ONWARD our brother.
  • Te Hukarere Mamaeroa (Sugar) BRISTOWE died 19/2/2010 71yrs. W.O.2 RNZIR G553532 Borneo, Malaysia, Vietnam. Son of Kare MOANA previously Kare BRISTOWE and Tuakana BRISTOWE; grandson of Leonard BRISTOWE and Emere Te Maera TE HEI. Buried at Awatere Urupa (Plot 39), Marangairoa Rd, Awatere, Te Araroa 4087.
  • Sugars name is; Hukarere Mamaeroa Pereto BRISTOWE. Lest we Forget.
  • Sugar was born Hukarere Mamaeroa BRISTOWE on 22 October 1938. And joined the army with that name.



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  • External links
  • References
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
      Gurr, Robert M. (1995). p. 156 App. 2 AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 269 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 February 2010 AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • Howell, T. (2019). Jungle green shadows: Victor 2 Company Vietnam 1967-1968. Kapiti. John Douglas. Public - Awhi - Child - 31 March 2020 - Tony Howell


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