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Full Name: Peter Williams
Rank Last Held: Captain
Forename(s): Peter
Surname: Williams
War: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.: 37404
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 14 March 1938
Embarkation Unit: 161 Battery, Royal New Zealand Artillery
Military Awards: New Zealand Operational Service Medal (NZOSM)
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery
Place of Death: Vietnam
Date of Death: 14 February 1967
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1967
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name:
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam.
  • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville
Biographical Notes:
  • Killed in action - Enemy booby trap
  • Ashes returned to New Zealand.
  • Memorial Flag - Presented to his widow
  • Captain Williams' widow, Mrs Colleen Brooker of Auckland, received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003
Description of Image:
  • Portrait
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories World War 2. Vietnam Names Watt - Wright
  • Hall of Memories WW2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, looking East (taken in April 1999)
  • Roll of Honour WW2, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville (photo Ivan Conlon, 2012)
  • Roll of Honour, WW1 & WW2, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville
  • View, Roll of Honour, and Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville
Sources Used: Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.
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