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Murray John Booker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray John AWMM
  • Surname
    Booker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    M. J. Booker AWMM
  • Service number
    • Borneo 774842 AWMM
    • U774842 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
    12 September 1935 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    NZ Force South East Asia (NZForSEA) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Borneo 774842 AWMM
    • U774842 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 2 May 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    2 NZ Regt 59/61, 1 NZ Regt/1 RNZIR 63/65. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 7 June 2018 - http://www.malayavets.co.nz

Military decorations

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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
    Warrant Officer Class Two (WO2) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 7 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 January 2011 AWMM
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Cremated and buried at Kaipoi Public and RSA Cemetary, 75 Adderley Terrace, Kainga, Kaiapoi 7691. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 7 June 2018 - https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz
  • Grave reference
    Plot; 0327. [[-43.376949, 172.635973]] Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 7 June 2018 - https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • U774842 Murray John BOOKER-BEM [MV,BV] (WO2 Q Platoon 78/80) 9 January 2011 aged 75. Cremated and buried at Kaipoi Public and RSA Cemetery, 75 Adderley Terrace, Kainga, Kaiapoi 7691. Plot; 0327. [[-43.376949, 172.635973]] LEST WE FORGET another legend who mentored many a young soldier ONWARD
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 June 2018
  • U774842 Murray John BOOKER-BEM [MV,BV] (Q Platoon WO2 78/80) 9 January 2011 aged 75. Burial location unknown as yet, help appreciated. LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 24 May 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
    • 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

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14 June 2018RoscoeAucklandComrade
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