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Full Name: James Robert Gatenby
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): James Robert
Surname: Gatenby
War: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.: 38655
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Ngakuru, Rotorua, New Zealand
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: Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam
Date of Death: 5 June 1969
Year of Death: 1969
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaysia
Biographical Notes:
  • Corporal Gatenby was originally from Kaponga, Taranaki.
  • He was on his third tour overseas and his second in Vietnam.
Further References:
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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