Surname: 
Hudson
Initials: 
MK
Also known as: 
Huddy
Rank: 
Sgt
Corps: 
RNZIR
Service number: 
537931
Unit:
V5
Date of death: 
Wednesday, 13 February 1974
Notes: 

Awarded a posthumous (after his death) George Cross for attempting to save the life of a fellow soldier during a live grenade exercise at Waiouru, 13 February 1974. Read award citation in the London Gazette, 11 October 1974 (pdf).

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.