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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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