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Maurice Jude Manton

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Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland (photo J. Halpin 2012) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Jude AWMM
  • Surname
    Manton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Morrie AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 346598 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 June 1938 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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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Sacred Heart College 1952-53

    Killed in action by a land mine

    Listed in the ANZAC Battalion Roll of Honour

    Memorial Flag - Presented to family

    Formerly buried with a civilian headstone fellow soldiers Brian Wilson, Graeme Turvey, Raymond Beatson and James Bell erected a headstone that commemorated his service and death in Vietnam.

    Killed in action, 2 September 1967 – mine in the Long Green area, Phuoc Tuy Province. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 September 1967 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Phuoc Tuy ProvinceVietnam AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Roman Catholic Berm B Row 5, Plot 14 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Sacred Heart College Roll of Honour AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Hi Great Uncle Morrie, If you can see this up in heaven I just want to let you know I did a speech on you, at school, I also won an award for doing the speech on you! From Macklin! XOXO
    Public - Macklin Eamonn Lloyd - Other relative - 24 January 2016
  • Uncle Morrie I have not forgotten you and the memories we have shared. Your nephew SNAKE xx
    Public - Darcy Michael Jude - Direct descendant - 24 January 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Newman, K. (Ed.). 1995. The ANZAC Battalion. Swanbourne, W.A.: John Burridge Military Antiques. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Masters, C. (2006, May 6). War without end. New Zealand Herald,. p. B4-5 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM

Contributors

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24 January 2016Macklin Eamonn Lloyd AustraliaOther relative
24 January 2016Darcy Michael JudeAustraliaDirect descendant
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