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Full Name: Ramon Deane Carson
Rank Last Held: Gunner
Forename(s): Ramon Deane
Surname: Carson
War: Korean War, 1950-1953
Serial No.: 33946
Date of Birth: 29 June 1931
Place of Birth: Christchurch, New Zealand
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs A. Carson
Enlistment Address: Christchurch, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Kayforce
Other Units: Regular Force
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment
Date of Death: 6 June 1953
Age at Death: 21
Year of Death: 1953
Cause of Death: Accidental death
Cemetery Name: United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo.
Obituary: NZ Herald, 9 June 1953, p. 8.
Biographical Notes:
  • Served in the Regular Force 1949-51
  • Served with Kayforce 1952-53
  • Vehicle accident
Description of Image:
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999).
  • Hall of Memories WW2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, looking East (taken in April 1999)
Further References:
  • Ian McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 371, 401.
  • New Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online. URL:
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