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Full Name
Rawhiti Hoera Brown
Rank Last Held
Rawhiti Hoera
Also Known As
Raff Brown
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.
Date of Birth
26 September 1941
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Engineers Whiskey 2
Place of Death
1 Australian Field Hospital, South Vietnam
Date of Death
12 August 1969
Age at Death
Year of Death
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
  • Buried at Gisborne
  • Killed in action - sustained shrapnel wounds to his head and body in enemy mine explosion
Description of Image
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Vietnam Panels names: Vietnam Names Awatere - Don
  • Hall of Memories WW2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, looking East (taken in April 1999).
Further References
  • New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association Inc., The Vietnam Scrapbook : 'The Second ANZAC Adventure'.
  • Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 62, 63 details of the fatal attack
Sources Used
Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.

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