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Walter Barry Nelson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Barry AWMM
  • Surname
    Nelson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Walter Barry Nelson AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 80383 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1944 AWMM
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 80383 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Margaret; father of Vicki, Cara

    41 Squadron was based in Singapore and conducted fortnightly flights into Vietnam carrying supplies for the New Zealand military units and medical teams in the country from 1965 onwards. Flights to support the medical team at Qui Nhon and the New Zealand embassy in Saigon continued after the withdrawal of New Zealand military forces in 1971.

    Died in Auckland - place of burial unknown AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 2013 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 February 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • To my Uncle Barry, missed but not forgotten. Love lisa x
    Public - Lisa - Other Relative - 18 February 2015

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18 February 2015LisaSydney, Australia Other Relative
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