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Malcolm Lindsay Sutherland



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Malcolm Lindsay AWMM
  • Surname
    Sutherland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Vietnam 41081 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 October 1944 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
    Vietnam Soldier/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sustained fatal gunshot wound to back in enemy contact.

    New Zealand Herald, 23 January 1999, p 1, details the results of an enquiry into the incident in which Private Sutherland died.

    Killed in action, 31 October 1970 – gunshot wound to back in contact. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    31 October 1970 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    VietnamSoutheast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 1D, Plot 148 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM

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  • There are no winners in war, but soldiers are prepared to lay down their lives so that others may live in freedom & democracy. Politicians start wars, soldiers finish them. Lest we Forget.
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 17 April 2017
  • Mal I think of you and the good times we had in Malaya , was very sad to learn of your death a few years ago RIP Mate
    Public - George - Comrade - 30 July 2016
  • There are no winners in war with a loss of a son, brother or uncle. The family carry the memories of a fallen soldier through their lives.
    Public - Matthew - Other Relative - 23 April 2015



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17 April 2017RoscoeAuckland, New ZealandComrade
30 July 2016GeorgeBrisbane AustraliaComrade
23 April 2015MatthewChristchurchOther Relative
22 January 2015AlanCambridge WaikatoComrade
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