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Rawhiti Hoera Brown

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Vietnam Panels names: Vietnam Names Awatere - Don - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Vietnam Panels names: Vietnam Names Awat …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rawhiti Hoera AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Raff Brown AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41708 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1941 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
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41708 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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Buried at Gisborne

    Killed in action - sustained shrapnel wounds to his head and body in enemy mine explosion

    Killed in action, 12 August 1969 – mine. 6RAR history shows posted to Aslt Pnrs, Spt Coy. Killed in action. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1969 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    VietnamSoutheast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
    12 August 1969 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    27yrs Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Vietnam Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • Killed in action - sustained shrapnel wounds to his head and body in enemy mine explosion Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Blk: RSA Plot 512 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum - Vietnam Panels Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 24 September 2022 - Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Australia's Vietnam War
    https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/
    Further Reference
  • References
    Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    p. 62, 63 details of the fatal attack AWMM

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24 September 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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