Ron Prichard speaks to Ray Cleaver about his time as Private in the RNZ Infantry Regiment in Malaya, Borneo and Vietnem Wars
Prichard served in the army for four years.He spent two years and eight months in tours in Malaya, Borneo and Vietnam. He was awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) for bravery during firefight in Vietnem.
Date: 15 March 2013
Duration: 1 hour 23 minutes
Part of a series of 10 oral recordings created by Rata Education and Historic Productions Trust and Anvil Productions Ltd. The project aimed to capture the stories of the remaining Taranaki Vietnam, Korea and Malaya War veterans. The interviews were conducted 2012-2013 by Ray Cleaver. The project was funded with the help of a grant from the Taranaki Electricity Trust. The project was a continuation from an earlier project which captured the stories of WWII veterans.