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Richard Lee Harris

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The Roll of Honour for those who served in Bosnia, Kuwait, East Timor, and Afghanistan. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira. Unveiled on 30 June 2019. No known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Lee AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Afghanistan C1027205 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 September 1990 NZDF NZDF
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Afghanistan Pukekohe AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    2012 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    2009 NZDF
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Sandra and Harry Harris.

    He was killed along with two others when the vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED).

    A good rugby player, member of the Patumahoe Rugby Club.

    His tangi held at Piki Te Aroha Marae, Rahiri, Hokianga. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 August 2012 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Bamyan ProvinceAfghanistan AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Hutoia, Rahiri Settlement, Hokianga AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Rest in peace Richie, Forever loved and forever missed. Your memories live on forever
    Public - Kamana - Friend - 28 March 2017
  • Gone but not forgotten. Rest in Peace brother!
    Public - Neil - Comrade - 12 February 2015

Sources

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28 March 2017KamanaAuckland, New ZealandFriend
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