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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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