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Brian Thomas McMahon

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"Members of the 1st New Zealand Services Medical Team outside the hospital at Bong Son, cica January 1970. Back row (left to right): Gordon Watt, Tom Neve, Ian Blakeway, Arthur Norris, 'Blue' Stuart, Alan Earl, Brian McMahon, Owen Snelling, Bob Maitland, Eugene Clements, Gilbert Dampier.
Front row (left to right): Len Thompson, Tony Lancaster, Alan White, Dennis Manson, Lindsay Grenfell, Peter Stitt, 'Barney' Bowen. Image provided by Tom Neve, Image may be subject to copyright restrictions. "
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  • Forenames
    Brian Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    McMahon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Brian Thomas McMahon AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 30772 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • ANZAC of the Year 2011

    Retired New Zealand Army medical officer. Served with NZSMT in Vietnam, 1969-1970.

    Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-34

    Listen to an Radio New Zealand story featuring Brian McMahon, 4 March 2013: AWMM


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