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Full Name
James Robert Gatenby
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
James Robert
Surname
Gatenby
War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.
38655
Gender
Male
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ngakuru, Rotorua, New Zealand
Embarkation Unit
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 2 Company
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 2 Company
Place of Death
Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam
Date of Death
5 June 1969
Year of Death
1969
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaysia
Biographical Notes
  • Corporal Gatenby was originally from Kaponga, Taranaki.
  • He was on his third tour overseas and his second in Vietnam.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.
  • New Zealand Herald

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