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Edwin Henry Cowley

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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Edwin Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Cowley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Eddie AWMM
  • Service number
    40507 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 November 1935 AWMM
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Enlistment
    1963 AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in Vietnam with 161 Battery, May 1966 to May 1967 (Member of FO Party attached to A Coy 6RAR, August 1966 to May 1967); and W2 Company, November 1968 to November 1969 (Section Comd, 2 Section of 2 Platoon). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 October 2022 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
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Memorial

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  • Eddie Served in Vietnam with 161 Battery, May 1966 to May 1967; and W2 Company, November 1968 to November 1969. Member of FO Party attached to A Coy 6RAR, August 1966 to May 1967. Eddie was posted back to 1 RNZIR, Dieppe Barracks, 73/75. First as 9 Platoon Sergeant (73/74) then BnHQ Training Sgt 74/75. Awesome member of our unit. Respect.
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Sources

Sources

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  • 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
    • 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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