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Gordon Areka

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  • Service number
    • Vietnam 390389 AWMM
    • L390389 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Also known as
    • Gordon Alex AWMM
    • Godron Areka Alex AWMM
    • Gordon Areka ALEX Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Areka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Gordon Alex AWMM
    • Godron Areka Alex AWMM
    • Gordon Areka ALEX Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 390389 AWMM
    • L390389 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 February 1947 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
    NZ Force South East Asia (NZForSEA) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 4 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 390389 AWMM
    • L390389 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

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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  • Father of Lee Alex.

    Listed on the Flinkenberg List and by NZHistory online as ALEX, Gordon A.

    Cremated in WA and ashes interred at whanau urupa, Toetoe Road, Otaika, Whangarei. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    29 April 2007 AWMM
    PerthWestern Australia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Upon further investigation Alex is not buried in Western Australia. He died and was cremated there but his ashed are interned at at whanau urupa, Toetoe Road, Otaika, Whangarei.
    http://www.w3vietnam.org.nz/people.htm
    LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 18 March 2018
    Report 
  • Gordon was born on the 14th of February 1947. L390389 Gordon Areka (GA) ALEX [W3-1] (Admin Coy ?73?) 29 Apr 200 aged 60. Cremated and buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Cnr Carrington Street & Leach Highway, Palmyra WA 6157, Australia [-32.05293, 115.78369] LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 3 December 2017
    Report 

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
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

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