Served in military (Regular Force) for 20 years. Deployed to Malaysia, Borneo, Vietnam and Singapore. Retired from the New Zealand Army in 1980. Promoted to Sergeant after Vietnam, he served as a Staff Sergeant with the 5th Wellington West Coast Taranaki Battalion Group (5WWCT) prior to retirement.
Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-12
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Im Guvs daughter Donna
Born 1966 - Malacca malaysia -- and am so glad to have finally logged in here and listened to these audios - I miss you Dad - miss the stories **(*: Just so you know I will log back in here and upload some photos maybe from mums albums to share -- she has a gallary of photos but in books - shes old school
thanks vietnamwar govt nz admins and IT people who made this site possible -- AWESOME keep up the good work
dad was a Staff Sergeant
Dad had the three bars on his right hand shoulder that I remember - Please correct this - I can find a picture of him that shows it? ill ask mum (o;