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Geoffrey Bernard Braybrooke

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Bernard AWMM
  • Surname
    Braybrooke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Vietnam 36447 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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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
  • Enlistment
    Vietnam Unknown AWMM Soldier/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Janice, Elizabeth; father of Christine, Jackie

    Immigrated from England, where he had been an Army medic and a policeman

    He was an MP from 1981 to 2002 in the Napier electorate.

    Service: Levin

    Awarded the Queens Service Order (QSO) in 2002 'For Public Service'.

    Served in 1 NZ Regt 1957-59 as RAP NCO. Was a JP in Dunedin. Served in NZ Army 1957-1972. Was MP 1981-2002.
    Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-06. Died and ashes buried in The Avenue Cemetery, Levin - RSA Ashes plot 433 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    8 March 2013 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    The Avenue Cemetery, Avenue North Road, Levin, New Zealand AWMM R.S.A. Block, Ashes Plot 433 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 March 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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