Pte Wiremu Keepa Wharemata Tamihana

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Surname
Tamihana
First name(s)
Wiremu Keepa Wharemata
Also known as
Tammy
Rank
Pte
Corps
RNZIR
Service number
43972
Unit
Date of Birth
Date of death
Notes

Served in Vietnam with 3 Platoon, V5 Company. Intially No. 2 on the M60 machine gun but assumed the No. 1 position when 'Doc' Takuta was seriously wounded.

Interviewed for the documentary, The Grey Ghosts - Maori Warriors in Vietnam (2013)

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.