Surname: 
Larter
First name(s): 
Patrick John
Rank: 
Flt Sgt
Corps: 
RNZAF
Service number: 
78087
Unit:
Honours & Awards: 

BEM

Date of Birth: 
Saturday, 20 October 1928
Date of death: 
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Notes: 

Served with the British Army before enlisting in the RNZAF. Deployed to Vietnam with the first group of the NZSMT. Attached to a small US-led MACV team, which worked alongside the local South Vietnamese district chief. Worked at Christchurch Hospital after leaving the RNZAF. Welfare Officer for the Christchurch RSA, 1992-2007. Read citation for BEM.

Disclaimer

The Vietnam List is an updated version of New Zealand's original Vietnam nominal roll – the Flinkenberg List – compiled by Captain Con Flinkenberg in 1972. Name, rank and unit information are from New Zealand military pay records. Read more about the Vietnam List.