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Full Name
Keith Richard Hurman
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Keith Richard
Surname
Hurman
War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.
43349
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
18 February 1947
Place of Birth
England
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Date
10 October 1967
Embarkation Unit
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 2 Company
Military Awards
New Zealand General Service Medal (NZGSM) and Vietnam Clasp
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
11 January 1969
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1969
Cause of Death
Killed in Action
Cemetery Name
Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaysia
Biographical Notes
  • Migrated to New Zealand from England in 1967 and joined the New Zealand Army.
  • Accidentally killed in Operations Contact.
  • Killed in Action - Sustained mine and gunshot wounds.
Description of Image
Portrait (photograph kindly provided by family 2008)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.
  • New Zealand Defence Force. Roll of Honour. Personnel who have died on operational service since 3 September 1945. URL: http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/info/roll-of-honour/index.html

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