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Bruce Meldrum

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Meldrum AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bruce Meldrum AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 30650 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 March 1938 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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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jan; father of Craig and Nicola

    Read citation for Bronze Star with V Device. Attached to 11 Armoured Car Regt (US) from 28 Nov 1966 for 2.5 weeks, then 3 days with 1st Aust APC Sqn then RTNZ via Saigon, Butterworth, Singapore and RNZAF C 130 to Auckland. Posted on promotion to Major as CI School of Armour, Waiouru. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 2006 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 68 AWMM
    Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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, 17 June 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice, New Zealand Herald, 17 June 2006 AWMM

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