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Full Name
Joseph William Radford
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Joseph William
Surname
Radford
War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.
539244
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
22 February 1940
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
Vietnam
Date of Death
23 July 1969
Age at Death
29
Year of Death
1969
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam.
Biographical Notes
  • Buried at Whakatane
  • Memorial Flag - Presented to family at Whakatane on 22 November 1989. Scrapbook to wife 30 August 1997
  • Killed in action - sustained fatal shrapnel wounds from enemy mines.
Description of Image
Portrait
Further References
New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association Inc.
Sources Used
Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.

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