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Attended Drury, Papakura East, Murrays Bay and Mt Roskill Grammar Schools. A keen sportsman, he also enjoyed carving as a hobby.
Two tours Vietnam.
Died of Wounds - Enemy mine
Interred Papakura cemetery 20 August 1969.
Memorial Flag - Association retained.
Remembered on the Papakura - Karaka War Memorial
Wounded in action, 23 July 1969 – mine at Ap Lo Gom on Route 44. Died of wounds, 4 August 1969 – as a result of wounds suffered at Ap Lo Gom. AWMM
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Papakura Public Cemetery, Great South Road and Settlement Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section; Row L, Plot 37 AWMM
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- Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
- News advertiser AWMM
26 August 1969, p3 AWMM
- New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association Inc. AWMM
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