Surname: 
Verkaaik
Initials: 
GR
Rank: 
Mr
Notes: 

Served in Vietnam with the New Zealand (Civilian) Surgical Team in Qui Nhon, 1972, having been granted a leave of absence from Wairau Hospital in Blenheim.

Resigned from Wairau Hospital to spend three years at a Salvation Army mission hospital in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) 1975-1978 during guerrilla war. Returned to Wairau Hospital laboratory as 2IC then later as Charge Scientist till 2000. Six years as Lab Manager for Medlab South in Blenheim. Now semi-retired.

Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-86

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.