Served with 2 NZ Regt in Malaya, 1960. Acting Major with 2 Detachment NZSAS in Borneo, 1965–1966. Came to Vietnam as a visitor from 1RNZIR, January–July 1967. He was 2IC for Admin Company in support of NZ Component and the Rifle Companies. Promoted to Major after his return to New Zealand and retired as Lieutenant colonel.