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Bryan Noel Lichtwark

Studio portrait of Bryan Noel Lichtwark (s/n X37557). Image provided by family.  This image may be subject to copyright.

Studio portrait of Bryan Noel Lichtwark (s/n X37557). Image provided by family. This image may be s …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bryan Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Lichtwark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Byron Noel AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 37557 AWMM
    • Vietnam 37537 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 July 1939 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1963 AWMM Single/Malaya AWMM


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
    22 January 1957 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 Adrienne, father of Paula, Kim.

    Bryan served for 25 years.

    He donated his Vietnam memorabilia to the Papakura Museum as part of the Anzac 2011 exhibition: "How we remember them".

    Ex RF Cadet-Puttick Class, 1 NZ Regt 1961-63, 1RNZIR 1971-73. Died in Te Aroha. Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-72 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    1 November 2013 Cemetery Records
    Age 74 AWMM
    Te ArohaWaikato Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Aroha Cemetery, Stanley Road South, Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM Plot 63, Ashes Block AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 November 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • X37557 Bryon Noel LICHTWARK, RFCS-59 [1 NZATTV] (Admin Company 73/75 - WO2) 1 November 2003 aged 74, buried at Te Aroha Cemetery, Stanley Road, Te Aroha, Matamata/Piako 3391. Section; RSA, Block; Ashes, Plot; 63. [-37.55633, 175.71066]*3Jun18! LEST W FORGET...Bryon was a legend within the unit and his legacy is never forgotten ONWARD
  • Thinking of you! All the Lichtwark's
    Public - Zavier&Isaac&Ron&Margret - Sibling - 13 April 2016



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  • External links
  • References
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      p. 280 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Organisation - New Zealand Army Force - FARELF [Far East Land Forces] - Organisation and formation - [Malaya] [Malaya 1960-1964 1NZIR Repatriation Lists]. Archives New Zealand Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1120 (R22435552) AWMM
      List is intended to post personnel of 1NZ Regt on their retrun to NZ with a range of factors in mind. AWMM


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27 March 2021CarolHavelock NorthOther
13 April 2016Zavier&Isaac&Ron&MargretAuckland, New ZealandSibling

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