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Surname: 
Merito
First name(s): 
Kay Wilson
Also known as: 
Te Kei O Te Waka Wilson Merito
Rank: 
WO2
Corps: 
RNZIR
Service number: 
458769
Unit:

Disclaimer

The Vietnam List is an updated version of New Zealand's original Vietnam nominal roll – the Flinkenberg List – compiled by Captain Con Flinkenberg in 1972. Name, rank and unit information are from New Zealand military pay records. Read more about the Vietnam List.

Comments

Real name, Te Kei o te Waka Wirihana MERITO...I guess Kay Wilson was the Pakeha-isation of the first names which was common for that era in NZ history for various reasons. "Baldy" is a legend amonst RNZIR and a veteran of the Malaya war also. His MNZM was well deserved. Onward