Born 1950. Did National Service at Burnham prior to embarking for Singapore. Served in 1 Platoon, V6 Company – carried M79 grenade launcher and M16 rifle. First platoon commander, John Winton, killed with V5 Company. Replaced by Norm Fry, who was replaced himself during the tour by Mike Harris. Later served in the RNZN and spent 11 years with the New Zealand Fire Service.
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.