Keinzley – the fake – resides in Masterton in the South
East of the North Island. He has also spread lies around
his hometown. When he worked as a cleaner at the
Masterton hospital he told work mates about his service
as a Navy diver who served in Vietnam another time when
he was a patient at the same hospital he spread the word
that he was having some shrapnel removed. This is
his photo below
real Jack Keinzley was a renowned New Zealand soldier
who served as the Regimental Sergeant Major of Royal New
Zealand Artillery Unit, 161 Battery in Vietnam in 1968.
Here is a photo of the real Jack Keinzley, taken at
Nui Dat in 1968.
insipid nephew of the real Jack Keinzley has been caught
out either stealing the identity of his famous uncle or
trying to emulate his service.
seems that on last ANZAC day when the fake Keinzley
was photographed the photographers were so taken by
his chest full of medals that they forgot to catch
his countenance and we ask that if anyone can help
by supplying a recent photo of this dill we will
display him prominently at the start of the story.
ANZMI, like many genuine New Zealand veterans are
waiting with interest to see if any charges are laid
know that our neighbours across the Tasman don't
like being told what to do, but I'm sure that all
New Zealand veterans will agree when we ask them
that next time this dill shows his face at a
veterans function to remove him from the scene -
with pomp and ceremony, and at the same time drink a
toast to the real Jack Keinzley a renowned soldier
who does not deserve being emulated by a stupid
Below are follow up newspaper
clippings resulting from the fake Keinzley's
appearance on ANZAC Day 2007.
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public interest, particularly that of the Vietnam
Veteran Community. All information presented here is
fact and the truth. Reports from private citizens are
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