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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
    • Malaya 36447 AWMM
    • Vietnam 36447 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Vietnam 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

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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
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Who's who in New Zealand (1951-1991). Wellington, N.Z. ; Auckland, N.Z.: Reed. AWMM
      p. 76 AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). Page 269 AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
      p. 183. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 12 March 2013 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
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