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Full Name
George Kingi Hoerara
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
George Kingi
Surname
Hoerara
War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.
211075
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
2 January 1932
Embarkation Unit
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 1 Company
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 1 Company
Place of Death
Vietnam
Date of Death
26 January 1968
Age at Death
36
Year of Death
1968
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Te Araroa Cemetery, Punaruku, Gisborne District, New Zealand
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam.
Biographical Notes
  • Listed in Roll of Honour of The ANZAC Battalion
  • Memorial Flag - Presented to the family
  • Killed in Action - Mine explosion
Description of Image
Portrait
Sources Used
  • Newman, K. (Ed.). 1995. The ANZAC Battalion. Swanbourne, Western Australia: John Burridge Military Antiques. (Original work published 1968)
  • Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.

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