Unit Citation for Gallantry (Australia)
Posted to Vietnam in 161 Battery 15 September 1967. Employed initially as gun number, then changed to driver. Died on active service at Nui Dat base. Also served in Borneo with 1RNZIR. NZ Memorial Cross awarded to family. He was initially RNZIR and completed a Corps change to RNZA while in Vietnam. Qualified for the Australian Unit Citation for Gallantry for his service in FSB Coral and Balmoral as a Driver Operator. Buried in Hokitika, Westland on 20 July 1968.