John A. Moller

John A. Moller

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John Moller joined the New Zealand Army at 16 years of age and at 21 was selected to undergo officer training in Australia. In 1968-69 Lieutenant Moller served as a platoon commander with Whiskey 2 Company in Vietnam as part of the 4 RAR/NZ and 6 RAR/NZ ANZAC infantry battalions of the 1st Australian Task Force based at Nui Dat in the Phuoc Tuy Province.

He served for about another eight years after Vietnam, a total of 17 years service to his country.

Since his retirement from the Army John has been a leading advocate of veterans rights, and has been the President of the Vietnam Veterans Association of New Zealand since its inception in the early 1980s.

His poetry is published in a number of anthologies, and in books about Vietnam. Read these and more of John’s writings on his website, “The Punji Pit

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