Surname: 
Thornton
First name(s): 
Sir Leonard Whitmore
Also known as: 
Bill
Rank: 
Lt Gen
Corps: 
Gnls List
Service number: 
30011
Unit:
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, 15 October 1916
Date of death: 
Thursday, 10 June 1999
Notes: 

Ambassador to South Vietnam, 28 January 1972-7 June 1974. Also visited South Vietnam as Chief of Defence.

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.