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Ian Herbert Cunningham

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Headstone of WO 1 Ian Herbert Cunningham Q11583. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block 1A, Plot 389. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of WO 1 Ian Herbert Cunningham Q11583. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Cunningham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Slim AWMM
  • Service number
    • Q11583 AWMM
    • Vietnam 11583 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1930 Chamberlain GreymouthGrey District Chamberlain
  • 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
    • Gun Layer Class 2/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    1947 Chamberlain
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ethne. First enlisted in the Navy in 1947 and served in the Korean War on HMNZS Rotoiti. Then re-enlisted in the Army in 24 May 1954, serving in the Malayan Emergency and the Vietnam War. Source: Chamberlain, The New Zealand Korea Roll.

    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery. Battery Guide in 1965 and 1967. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 October 2011 Cemetery Record
    Age 81 AWMM
    DunedinOtago Cemetery Record
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 1A, Plot 389 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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
    • Newman, S.D. (1988). Vietnam gunners : 161 Battery, South Vietnam, 1965-71. Tauranga, N.Z.: Moana Press. AWMM
      Newman, S.D. (1988). p.133 AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1. AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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