Alastair John Sherwood
Honours & Awards
Military Merit Medal (SVN), Cross of Gallantry with Palm (SVN)
Date of Birth
Date of death
Place of burial
Manukau Memorial Gardens, Auckland
Killed in action, 14 September 1965 – vehicle hit command detonated mine at Ben Cat. Read citation for Cross of Gallantry with Palm. Buried at Terendak Malaysia on 20 September 1965. Remains returned to New Zealand in 2018 as part of the Te Auraki Repatriation Project.
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