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Bruce Harvey Hay

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This i …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Harvey AWMM
  • Surname
    Hay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bruce AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 38797 AWMM
    • Malaya 38797 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Formerly buried at Taiping (Kamunting Road) Christian Cemetery (K. 33.), Perak, Malaysia. Returned to New Zealand as part of the Te Auraki Repatriation Project in 2018. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 March 1961 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    MalaysiaSoutheast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hastings Cemetery, Hastings, Hawkes Bay AWMM Plot M4A, RSA Block AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice (Repatriation): Hawkes Bay Today, 28 August 2018. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM

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  • I served with Bruce in Malaya in 2Bn NZ Regt 1959-1961. Used to have the odd beer together in the NAAFI in Taiping Malaya during our term. He was a dog handler and I was a signaller/bandsman. Attending his memorial service on his repatriation to Hastings 31 August 2018. I retired as a WO1 RNZ Signals after 28 years service. Joined 1957 as an RF Cadet.
    Public - Alan - Comrade - 29 August 2018
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29 August 2018AlanPapakuraComrade

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