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Tom Anderson

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Tommy Anderson (RNZAC) Malaya

Tommy Anderson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tom AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    "Tommy" Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 4 February 2020 - his son Rick
  • Service number
    • Borneo 72414 AWMM
    • Malaya 72414 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1928 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Borneo 72414 AWMM
    • Malaya 72414 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private, (HQ Company) 2 Bn NZ Regiment 1959/61, Perak, Malaya. (Aitken Battalion) Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 11 October 2020 - Torrence - Nom Roll 59/61

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served 1959-1961 and 1963-1966. Source: Evan Torrance, New Zealand Malaya Veterans Association. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 January 1994 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Springston Cemetery Selwyn District New Zealand AWMM Plot 18, Row C, Area Non-denominational AWMM
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • miss u dad, rick
    Public - rick - Child - 23 August 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • 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
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM

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