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Full Name
Bryan James Petersen
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Bryan James
Surname
Petersen
War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.
42294
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
18 March 1947
Embarkation Unit
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Victor 4 Company
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Victor 4 Company
Place of Death
Vietnam
Date of Death
14 September 1968
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1968
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam.
Biographical Notes
  • Buried in Eketahuna.
  • The Eketahuna community fund-raised to bring Bryan home, otherwise he would have been buried in Malaya.
  • Memorial Flag - Presented to family.
Description of Image
Portrait
Further References
  • New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association Inc.
  • New Zealand Herald 16 September 1968 s1, p1.
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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