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Surname: 
Ropata
First name(s): 
Leonard
Also known as: 
Len
Rank: 
Mr
Corps: 
Civilian
Unit:
Notes: 

Len was a singer in a vocal trio The Sheratons that toured in Vietnam from December 1967 to 28 Feb 1968. They were provided with a Filipino backing band and toured widely during the Christmas and New Year party mode - mainly at US bases and in Saigon. Len is deceased and so his son (Leonard) flew from Sydney to receive his fathers medals at the Whangamata RSA on 13 August 2016.

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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.