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Surname: 
Nelson
First name(s): 
John
Also known as: 
Johnny
Rank: 
Mr
Corps: 
Civilian
Unit:
Notes: 

Johnny was a member of the Maori Volcanics Showband and completed the first tour in Vietnam 5 January 1966 to 20 June 1967 based in Da Nang. He then left the band to work in Australia where he is still resident. His medals were presented to him at his home by the NZ Defence Attache in ovember 2016.

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.