Flt Sgt Patrick John Larter

Surname
Larter
First name(s)
Patrick John
Rank
Flt Sgt
Corps
RNZAF
Service number
78087
Unit
Honours & Awards

BEM

Date of birth
Date of death
Notes

Served with the British Army before enlisting in the RNZAF. Deployed to Vietnam with the first group of the NZSMT. Attached to a small US-led MACV team, which worked alongside the local South Vietnamese district chief. Worked at Christchurch Hospital after leaving the RNZAF. Welfare Officer for the Christchurch RSA, 1992-2007. Read citation for BEM.

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

Submitted by George Benedict on Saturday, 12 November 2011 - 10:58am

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Hi Pat, we are all well here in Minnesota. The cold is coming and we are leaving for sunny Florida in about a month. I read your BEM (citation) - I remember that, good job...