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Graham John Hall



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  • Forenames
    Graham John AWMM
  • Surname
    Hall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Vietnam 39157 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 August 1942 AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Partner of Donna Haywood; father of Judith, Suzan, Anthony

    Died in Whakatane. At the time of his death he was President of Whakatane RSA, a post he held for some years, and a past president of the NZMVA Eastern Bay of Plenty Branch. LCpl Hall was posted to INZRegt (LTCol Bob Gurr) in early 1963 and CPL Hall deployed to Malaysia with the Bn in November 1963 serving in the Recon PI and as Dog Handling Team 2IC. Back in NZ Graham held several RF Cadre posts in TF units until he was posted to South Vietnam with the Australian Training Team in the temporary rank of W02. Posted back to Bumham after six months he was posted as CQMS B Coy at the 1 Bn Depot. He returned to South East Asia for a two-year posting in 1974, was promoted W02 and posted as CSM RTD Waiouru. Two years later his last posting was as CSM A Coy 6Hau in Tauranga. He took his release in April 1980. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    22 October 2011 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    WhakataneEastern Bay of Plenty AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Hillcrest Cemetery, Whakatane-Ohope Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
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  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 October 2011 AWMM
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  • #39157 Graham John HALL [BV-63/65, VV-AATTV] (Alpha/Bravo CQMS 74/76) 22 October 2011  aged 69. Buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, 79 Ohope Rd, Maraetotara, Whakatane 3120. Block; RSA X, Plot;  126b. [-37.96754, 177.0144] LEST WE FORGET Graham would not have been old enough to be in the Malayan Emergency as that finished 31 July 1961...He was a Borneo Veteran and would also have a "clasp" to his OSM "Malaya Peninsular" ONWARD
  • Graham was born on 26 August 1942. Graham was a "Staff Sergeant" in the Vietnam Campaign when he was attached to the Australian Army Training Team.



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  • External links
  • 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
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM
    • Medals and Stars - General Service Medals Borneo - Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R12456000) AWMM

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