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287,000 served; 212 died on active service.

Biographies of the 212 deceased National Servicemen is provided in alphabetical order in correlation with the Honour Roll.

The Honour Roll has been provided both in alphabetical order, and in date of death order.

A Service Roll showing those National Servicemen who died in Borneo has also been included as it the only compilation of all the National Servicemen who served during confrontation with 21 and 22 Construction Squadrons and the 4th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment.
 

Biographies

BORNEO

5713692        MILLS Geoffrey E, of Applecross, Western Australia, was with 22 Construction Squadron in Sabah, Borneo, when he was killed when the truck in which he was travelling overturned on 9 August 1966.

 

Enlisted Upon Call-Up

ENLISTED UPON CALL-UP

3787083        BRIDGLAND Reginald N, of East Bentleigh, Melbourne, was called up in 1965 and assigned to 22 Construction Squadron in Borneo.  He enlisted and his number became 3411676.  He died when the truck in which he was travelling overturned on 31 July 1966.

 

TOTAL BORNEO:   2

 

VIETNAM

2786017        ABBOTT Dal E, 21, was from Ashfield NSW.  He went to Vietnam with 1RAR and was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on 30 May 1968.  He is buried at Terandak, Malaysia.

 

4718946        ABRAHAM Dennis E, 22, from Semaphore, South Australia, was working as an electrical fitter when called up in April 1967.  He served in Vietnam with 104 Signals Squadron and was killed when the US helicopter in which he was riding was shot down on September 29, 1968 in Long Khanh Province.

 

4719565        ABRAHAM Richard J, 22, from Whyalla, South Australia, had completed an apprenticeship as a professional photographer when he was called up in February 1968.  The lance corporal with 9RAR was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy Province on July 6, 1969.

 

2784699        ALLEN Norman G, 21, from Sydney, NSW, was a clerk in the Mines Department when he was called up in July 1966.  The rifleman with 7 RAR, was killed in by a claymore mine explosion on November 10, 1967. He is buried at Terendak, Malaysia.

 

2784162        ANNESLEY Frederick J, 22, from Sydney NSW, was a clerk until he served with 7RAR and then 1RAR.  He was killed in action on November 24, 1968 after extending his service by six months.

 

2788583        ARCHER Gary A, 22, of Sydney NSW, was a boot maker by trade when he was called up in 1969.  He died on February 4, 1969 at the US General Hospital in Tokyo of burns received in an accident at Nui Dat.  He is buried at Terendak, Malaysia.

 

2781363        ARNOLD Peter J, 21, of Inverell, NSW, was a shunter with the NSW Railways when he was called up in September 1965.  He volunteered to go to Vietnam and as a rifleman with 6RAR was killed in action at Dat Do on February 17, 1967.

 

1730888        ASHTON William J, 22, of Newcastle, NSW, was a salesman when he was called up in the first draft of National Servicemen.  Private Ashton, a rifleman with 6RAR, was killed in action by a mine explosion on April 3, 1967 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

2794278        ATTWOOD Trevor J, 23, of Uralla, NSW, was an electrician.  The rifleman with HQITF was one of seven killed when an enemy rocket grenade exploded Claymore mines on an APC in which they were riding on 12 June, 1971.

 

2786313        BAILEY Errol J, 23, of Kurri Kurri, NSW, was a teacher when he was called up in February 1967. He died at 24 US Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, of wounds received in Bien Hoa Province on May 13, 1968.

 

6709107        BANFIELD David J, 21, of Ulverstone, Tasmania, was a farmer when called up in May 1968.  The assault pioneer private with 5RAR was killed in a firefight in a bunker on August 21 1969.

 

5715206        BARNETT Stuart J, 21, of Busselton, Western Australia, was a fencing contractor when he was called up in July 1967.  The rifleman private with 4RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province   on June 27, 1968.

 

2782555        BARTHOLOMEW Glen T, 22, of Lismore, NSW, was a sapper with 1 Field Squadron when he died at the Horseshoe, Phuoc Tuy Province on May 10 1967.

 

5718195        BEILKEN Brian C, 21, of Cottesloe, Western Australia, was a boilermaker when he was called up in January, 1971.  The rifleman private with 4RAR was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy Province on 21 September, 1971.

 

5714453        BELL Alec E, 21, of Perth, WA, was a postman when he was called up for National Service on July 13 1966 and then joined the Army.  The rifleman private with 7RAR died at 24 US Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, on 29 January 1968 of wounds received during an enemy contact in Bien Hoa.

 

5714249        BELL Ronald J, 22, of Albany, WA, was a rifleman with 2RAR when he was killed by a Viet Cong mine in Phuoc Tuy Province on November 30, 1967. 

 

2781899        BIRCHELL Michael J, 22, of Tamworth, NSW, was a spray painter when he was called up in June 1965.  He was with B Coy 6RAR when he was killed in action at Dat Do on 17 February, 1967 while trying to save two wounded comrades during an assault on an enemy position.

 

1734408        BLACK Trevor R, of Bowen, Queensland, was the son of a Rat of Tobruk.  He was a rifleman with 9RAR when he was killed in action during a contact in Long Khanh Province on April 10, 1969.

 

2782525        BRACEWELL Dennis H, 21, of Epping NSW was a jackeroo and stock and station auctioneer when he was called up in 1965. The forward scout with 6RAR was wounded at Ap My An, Phuoc Tuy Province on March 23, 1967 and died seven days later.

2782812        BRADY Gregory V, 22, of Goondiwindi, Queensland, was a wool classer when he was called up in 1965 and went to Vietnam as a sapper with 1 Field Squadron.  He was killed accidentally while laying a mine at Phuoc Tuy on May 20, 1967.

 

2789684        BRAMBLE Peter J, 21, of Taree, NSW, was a plant operator when he was called up on May 1, 1968.  A sapper with 1 Field Squadron, he died of wounds after being injured in a mine explosion in Phuouc Tuy Province on May 22, 1969.

2785180        BRETT William J, 21, of Armidale NSW, a special constable, was killed on September 30, 1967 with 2RAR.  He died with four other Australians when the Viet Cong ambushed their army vehicle in Dat Do East.

 

6708915        BREWER Kevin F, 22, of Launceston, Tasmania, was called up on 12 July, 1967 and left for Vietnam with the advance party of 4RAR.  He died of wounds during Operation Trackduster, a search and destroy mission, on Route 15, near Thai Thien on October 8, 1968.

 

3787889        BROOKS Dennis L, 22, from Melbourne, Victoria, was a student when he was called up in February 1966.  He was a sapper with 1 Field Squadron when a mine accidentally detonated during the laying of a ‘barrier’ mine field at the Horseshoe on 22 May 1967.  He died of wounds at 24 US Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, 13 days later.

 

3794895        BROWN Allen R, 21, of Bendigo Victoria, was called up in October 1968.  The rifleman private with 3 Platoon, A Company, 6RAR, was killed in action at Nui May Tao on December 18, 1969.

 

3790530        BROWN Lindsay N, 22, of Bendigo, Victoria, was an apprentice fitter and turner when called up in February 1967.  The rifleman private with 3RAR was killed in an enemy attack on Fire Support Base Coral, Bien Hoa, in the early hours of May 26, 1968.  The defence of Firebases Coral and Balmoral was the largest Australian action of the Vietnam war.

 

2794031        BULLMAN John H, 22, of Wellington NSW, was a shearer who went to Vietnam as a rifleman private with 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit. He was wounded when friendly artillery fire fell short and died in 1 Field Hospital, Vung Tau, on 21 July, 1970.

 

4718097        BURNS Robert, of Stirling, Scotland, was working as a butcher and driver when called up in April, 1966. He enlisted  in August, 1967 and went to Vietnam with 4RAR.  The lance corporal died of wounds in Phuoc Tuy Province on September 13, 1968.

 

2786525        BYRNE Robert A, 22, of Sydney, NSW, was a carriage builder when he was called up in April 1967.  The rifleman private with 4RAR was wounded in a mine explosion in Phuoc Tuy on the morning of August 31 1968 and died at the Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, NSW, on February 11, 1969.

 

2787278        CAMPBELL JohnJohn A, 21, of Leeton, NSW, was called up in July 1967.  The private with 3 RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on August 3, 1968.

 

5716427        CASSANO Nicola J, 22, from Italy, was working as a panel beater when he was called up in January 1969.  The private with 5RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on December 7, 1969.

 

4719003        CASTON Robert J, 21, of Adelaide, South Australia, was called up in April 1967 and went to Vietnam in December that year with D Company, 3RAR.  Private Caston died of wounds at the 24 US Evacuation Hospital at Long Binh on February 4, 1968 after being hit by a sniper’s bullet at Long Dien during the Tet offensive.

 

4721369        CHAPMAN Rodney S, 22, of Glenelg, South Australia, was a bookbinder when he was called up in January 1970.  The private with 2RAR had completed a unit driver’s course when he died of illness at 1 Field Hospital on April 28, 1971.

 

5713804        CLARK Donald M, 21, of Northampton, Western Australia, grew up on Meadow Station north of Geraldton.  He was called up in September 1965 and served in Vietnam as a private with 5RAR.  On February 21, 1967, the armoured personnel carrier in which he was travelling hit a mine at the base of the Long Hai hills and overturned.  He was evacuated to Vung Tau but died before he arrived there.

 

3794556        CLARK Raymond D, 21, from Scotland, was called up in October 1968.  The private with 6RAR was killed during a contact in an enemy bunker system on March 8, 1970.

 

6708750        COOMBS Geoffrey J, 22, of Smithton, Tasmania, was called up and then volunteered in February 1967.  In Vietnam he served with 1 Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers as a sapper.  He was killed by a land mine in the Long Hai hills, Phuoc Tuy province, on March 22, 1968.

 

1731426       COX James G, 22, of Rockhampton, Queensland, was a film assistant with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation when he was called up in February, 1966.  The private with 7 RAR died in 8 Field Ambulance of wounds received in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 26, 1967.

 

2787020        COX Raymond J, 22, of Goulburn, NSW, was working as a cotton dogger when he was called up in April 1967.  The private with 1RAR was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy Province on December 28, 1968.

 

5716239        CROUCH Noel V, 22, of Katanning, Western Australia was a shearer and farm hand when he was called up on October 2, 1968.  The private with 7RAR was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy province, May 21, 1970.

 

2785238       CUTCLIFFE Timothy J, 21, of Orange NSW was a station hand and laboratory assistant when he was called up in September 1966.  The private with 2RAR died of blast wounds an hour after treading on a mine in Phuoc Tuy province, on August 25, 1967.

 

2788283        DAVIDSON Barry N, 22, of Sydney, NSW, was a plasterer when he was called up in October 1967.  In July, 1968, in Vietnam, he volunteered to be a stretcher bearer and later was posted to B Company 3RAR as a rifleman.  He died of wounds received during a contact in Long Khanh Province on October 1, 1968.

 

3788300        DEED Ramon J , 21, of Mildura, Victoria, was a sapper with 1 Field Squadron when he died on May 10, 1967 of wounds received during mine laying operations at the Horseshoe, Phuoc Tuy.

 

3791033        DESNOY John W, 22, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a guillotine operator in the printing industry when he was called up in April 1967.  The private with 3RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on May 26, 1968.

 

4718756        DE VRIES VAN LEEUWEN Thomas J, 22, born in Holland, was called up in February 1967.  The private with 3RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on February 18, 1968.

 

5715633        DEWAR KeithKeith I, 21, of Collie, WA, was an administration officer with the Postmaster-General’s Department when called up in February 1968.  Lance Corporal Dewar, of HQIATF, was killed when an APC detonated a mine during a land clearing operation in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 24, 1969.

 

2792089        DICKSON Stephen W, 21, of Wallsend, NSW, was killed in a mine explosion in Vietnam in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 6, 1970.  He was a member of C Company, 7RAR.

 

3789770        DOHERTY John A, 23, of Kerang, Victoria, was a boilermaker when called up in September, 1966.  The private with 3RAR was dead on arrival at the 93 Us Evacuation Hospital after receiving head wounds during a mortar attack in Bien Hoa Province on 18 February, 1968.

 

1730929        DRABBLE Glenn A, 21, of Brisbane, Queensland, was a venetian blind erector when called up in the first draft in June 1965.  A private with D Company, 6RAR, he was killed at the battle of Long Tan in Phuoc Tuy Province on August 18, 1966.

 

2794265        DRISCOLL Roger W, 21. Of Coonamble, NSW, worked at the Rural Bank and the Department of Main Roads when called up in January 1970.  A private with HQ 1 Task Force, he was one of seven killed in an armoured personnel carrier in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 12, 1971.

 

3799449        DUFF James, 21, of Tallangatta, Victoria, worked on a dairy farm and at the Mitta Mitta sawmill when called up in July 1970.  The private with D Company 4RAR, was the last Australian killed in action in Vietnam during a rocket attack on Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy, on September 21, 1971.

 

1735143        DUFFY Kenneth A, 21, of Brisbane, Queensland, was a painter when he was called up in January 1969.  The private with 6RAR was killed in Phuoc Tuy Province on March 8, 1970.

 

2792150        DUFTY Milton R, 21, of Kempsey, NSW, worked in a baker’s and a grocery shop before being called up in April 1969.  The private with 7RAR was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy Province on January 15, 1971.

 

5716228        DUNCUFF Alan L, 21, of Subiaco, Western Australia, was a coppersmith when called up in October 1968.  The sapper with 1 Field Squadron was killed by a mine in Phuoc Tuy Province on October 25, 1969.

 

1732701        EVANS Paul, 22, of Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, was a musician when he was called up in February, 1967.  The rifleman private with 1RAR was killed in a contact in Bien Hoa Province on October 8, 1968.

 

3794256        EVANS Thomas A, 21, of St Albans, Victoria, of HQ 1 Australian Task Force was killed on 25 December, 1969 when his vehicle was forced off the road and hit a land mine.

 

3786921        FARREN Leslie T, 20 of Reservoir, Victoria, worked in a bank when he was drafted in the first call up in June, 1965.  The rifleman private with D Company, 5 RAR, was killed near the Australian base at Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy Province, by a mortar barrage on June 10, 1966.

 

2787344        FISHER David J, 23, from New South Wales, was serving in Vietnam with 3 Special Air Service when with a patrol that engaged a group of Viet Cong in Long Khanh Province on 27 September, 1969.  Five VC were shot and killed and the patrol withdrew but encountered a group of about 30 enemy.  A helicopter was called in and ropes were lowered to the men but during this “hot extraction”, Private Fisher fell about 30m into trees.

 

4718368        FISHER Roger L, 23, of Broken Hill, NSW, was a carpenter and joiner, when called up in July, 1966.  The lance corporal rifleman with 3RAR was killed by an enemy mine in Long Binh Province on April 26, 1968.

 

1731113        FRASER John, 23, of Surfers Paradise, Queensland, was called up in 1965 and completed two years National Service but re-enlisted when he learned his unit was going to Vietnam.  The 2nd Lieutenant of 9 Platoon, C Company, 3RAR, died on Hill 323 in the Long Hai Hills, Phuoc Tuy, on March 24, 1968 when he stepped on an enemy mine.

 

3793157        GAFFNEY Ronald J, 21, of Mudgee, NSW, volunteered for service in Vietnam and sailed with 9RAR from Adelaide on November 9, 1968.  Less than a month later, the rifleman private with 7 Section, 9 Platoon, C Company was killed in a clash between friendly platoons in Phuoc Tuy on 16 December.

 

1730941        GANT Kenneth H, 21, of Wynnum, in Brisbane, was a butcher when drafted in the first call-up in June, 1965.  The rifleman private with D Company 6RAR was killed at the battle of Long Tan, Phuoc Tuy province, on August 18, 1966.  Long Tan, fought against a battalion sized enemy force, was one of the pivotal actions of the Vietnam War.

 

2789508        GEORGE Barry R, 21, of Rylstone, NSW, was called up in May, 1968 and left for Vietnam in February, 1969 where his only brother was also serving.  Two months later, the rifleman private in 9RAR was killed in action in Long Khanh Province on April 7, 1969.

 

5715657        GIBBS Ian J, 21, of Fremantle, WA, was a wool classer when called up in February, 1968.  The rifleman private with 1RAR was killed accidentally at Phuoc Tuy on November 18, 1968.

 

3790395        GILLARD Robert J, 22, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a salesman when called up in February, 1967.  The trooper with A Squadron 3rd Cavalry Regiment was killed when his APC struck a mine in Bien Hoa Province on August 2, 1968.

 

6708763        GODDEN Guy R, from the UK, was a bank teller in Tasmania at call up in February, 1967.  The rifleman private with 3RAR was killed in action during the Tet offensive at Long Dien, Phuoc Tuy, on February 8, 1968.

 

1734847        GOODY Phillip R, 22, of Monto, Queensland, was a railway worker, fruit picker and cane cutter before called up in October, 1968.  A member of 8 RAR, he was shot accidentally during night ambush operations on May 1, 1970 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

2787716        GRAHAM Samuel, 22, from Glasgow, Scotland, was a brick maker when he was called up in July, 1967.  The rifleman private with 4RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on January 31, 1969.

 

2782127        GREEN George B, 21, from Granville, NSW, was called-up in June 1965.  Lance corporal Green, of 5RAR, was killed when the APC in which he was travelling struck a land mine during a search and destroy operation in mountains south of the Task Force base at Nui Dat on February 21, 1967, in Operation Renmark.  Seven Australians were killed and 27 injured.

 

2791447        GREENE John G, 21, of Paddington, NSW, a clerk when he was called up in January, 1969, was a sapper with 1 Field Squadron when an APC hit a mine on December 8, 1969 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

1730947        GRICE Victor R, 21, of Ballarat, Victoria, was a storeman when drafted in the first call-up in June 1965. He was the radio operator for D Company, 6RAR, when he was killed in the battle of Long Tan, Phuoc Tuy Province on August 18, 1966.

 

3791920        HANNAFORD Michael J, 21, of Hampton, Victoria, was a truck driver when called up in July 1967.  He was a trooper in Vietnam with C Squadron, 1 Armoured Regiment, when he was killed on 14 December, 1968.

 

2781944        HART Peter R, 22, of Sydney, was drafted in the first call-up in June, 1965.  The private with 6RAR died in 2 Field Ambulance, Vung Tau, on March 29, 1967 of wounds received in a contact on March 21,1967 with an enemy force that was dug in at Ap My An, Phuoc Tuy.

 

3789232        HAWKER Norman V, 22, of Lillimur, Victoria, was a farmer when he was called up in July, 1966.  The private with 7RAR died at 24 US Evacuation hospital, Long Binh, of wounds received on November 27, 1967 during a Viet Cong rocket attack.

 

2794350        HILL Donald C, of Wollongong, NSW, was a private with D and E Platoon, HQ 1 Australian Task Force when he was killed with six other men when an armoured personnel carrier in which they were travelling was blown up in an ambush in Phuoc Tuy on June 12, 1971.

 

3786634        HOLLAND Tony, 21, born in England, was a lube operator when he was drafted in the first call-up in June, 1965.  The trooper with 1 APC Squadron died of injuries in 36 US Evacuation Hospital, Vung Tau, following the accidental discharge of a weapon on July 7, 1966.  He is buried at Terendak, Malaysia.

 

2786682        HOLLIS Anthony E, 23, of Sydney, NSW, was a truck driver when he was called-up in April 1967.  He re-enlisted in December 1968.The sapper with 1 Field Squadron was killed by an enemy mine in Phuoc Tuy Province on January 30, 1970.

 

3794544        HOLLOWAY John W, 22, of Surrey Hills, in Melbourne, Victoria, was a carpenter when he was called up in October, 1968.  The rifleman private with 9RAR was killed in action during a contact in Bien Hoa Province on October 26, 1969.

 

2787776        HOUSTON Kenneth R, 23, of Katoomba NSW, was a policeman when he was called up in July, 1967.  The private with 3RAR died in Phuoc Tuy of heat exhaustion, severe shock and suffocation on October 25, 1968.

 

2791326        HURST Harold W, 21, of Bathurst, NSW, was a market gardener at call up in October, 1968.  The sapper with 1 Field Squadron was killed when a vehicle he was in hit an anti-tank mine in Phuoc Tuy Province on April 29, 1970.

 

6708488        HYLAND Francis A, 22, of Wynyard, Tasmania, was a butcher when he was called up in April, 1966.  The rifleman private with 2RAR died on December 1, 1967, of injuries received from an enemy mine in Phuoc Tuy the previous day.

 

2789790        JACKSON Peter J, 21, of Cowra, NSW, was a station hand and a power line contractor when called up in May, 1968. T he private with 5RAR was wounded on April 4, 1969 and then killed in a mine explosion in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 15, 1969.

 

2783512        JACKSON Robert J, 25, of Sydney, was called up February 1966 when he was 20.  He joined the Regular Army in 1968 and went to Vietnam as a corporal with 8RAR.  He was killed in an explosion in Phuoc Tuy Province on February 28, 1970.

 

2781847        JEWRY Jack, 21, of St Marys, Sydney, was born in London and came to Australia aged five.  He was drafted in the first call-up in June 1965 and posted to D Company, 6RAR where he became a lance corporal.  He was killed in the battle of Long Tan on August 18, 1966.

 

4720992        KAVANAGH Graham R, 21, of Adelaide, SA, was a cabinet marker when called-up in July 1969.  The rifleman private with 7RAR died of dehydration and extreme high body temperature while on operations in Phuoc Tuy Province on April 21, 1970.

 

1733818        KERMODE Raymond C, of Hemmant, in Brisbane, was a tailor’s cutter when he was called up in February, 1966.  The rifleman private with 9RAR was killed in a contact with the enemy in a bunker system in Long Khanh on July 19, 1969.

 

1734754        KINGSTON Ian W, 20, of Nambour, Queensland, was a bank officer when called-up in October 1968. The rifleman private with 6RAR was killed in action in Bien Hoa Province on September 3, 1969.

 

2782226        KNIGHT Gordon, 21, of Bondi, Sydney, was a foundry moulder when called up in September 1965.  The rifleman private with 6RAR was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy during an Australian ambush on July 9, 1966.

 

1735712        KOWALSKI Peter F, 23, of Nudgee, Brisbane, was born in Germany.  He was working as a bank officer when he was called-up in July, 1969. T he rifleman private with 2RAR died of wounds from an enemy mine explosion in Phuoc Tuy on February 8, 1971.

 

2786939        LANGLANDS Terrance E, 23, of Wallsend, NSW, was called up on April 24, 1967 and became one of the 1500 National Service officer graduates from the Officer Training School at Scheyville in Sydney.  as a Second Lieutenant, he was posted to 1RAR as a Platoon commander and died of two gunshot wounds during enemy contact on November 24, 1968, near Da Nang.

 

2781704        LARGE Paul A, 22, of Wellington NSW, was born, raised and buried in the Coolah Valley in central NSW.  The rifleman private with 6RAR died from a single sniper’s bullet in the battle of Long Tan on August 18, 1966.

 

4720583        LARSSON Stanley G, 23, of Adelaide SA, was a fitter and turner when called up on January 30, 1969.  The rifleman private with 7RAR was killed in an enemy explosion in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 6, 1970.

 

1734491        LINTON Matthew P, 22, of Sydney, NSW, was a carpet layer and was posted to 5RAR as a signalman private.  On November 4, 1969, he was killed during Operation Kings Cross.

 

2791437        LISLE Anthony, 22, of Rockhampton, Queensland, was a carpenter and joiner when called up on October 21, 1968.  He became a sapper with 1 Field Squadron RAE and suffered wounds in the field on October 22, 1969 during support operations for 5RAR in Operation Kings Cross.  He died from his injuries on November 12 in 1 Australian Field Hospital, Vung Tau.

 

3797086        LLOYD Allan L, 20, of Canberra ACT was a pipe layer when called up on July 9, 1969.  The rifleman private member of 7RAR suffered gunshot wounds in action on December 30, 1970 and died of his injuries two hours later in 1 Field Hospital.

 

2784015        LLOYD Richard E, of Weston, NSW, was a boilermaker when called up on April 20, 1966.  The rifleman private with 5RAR died when a claymore mine exploded as he built a fence in the village of Dat Do, Phuoc Tuy, on April 6, 1967.  He had been wounded in action on February 27, 1967.

 

3794096        LOUGHMAN Matthew, 21, of Finley, NSW, worked for the Federal public service before call up on July 17, 1968.  He served with HQ 1ALSG at Vung Tau as a rifleman private before dying in 24 US Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, on July 19, 1969 from a brain haemorrhage.

 

1730993        McCORMACK Albert F, 21, of Launceston, Tasmania, was a clerk when called up on June 30, 1965 and was attached to D Company 6RAR after training in Queensland.  He and Dennis McCormack, from Adelaide, had consecutive Queensland service numbers; both were attached to D.Coy and both died in the battle of Long Tan on 18 August, 1966.  D Coy, with artillery and APC support, fought off a force of North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops at least 10 times their number in pouring monsoonal rain in the Long Tan rubber plantation.  They set a standard of courage, discipline, co-ordination and tactics that all Australian units were to follow in Vietnam.

 

1730994        McCORMACK Dennis J, 21, of Adelaide SA served with D Company 6RAR in Vietnam.  He died in the battle of Long Tan on 18 August, 1966.

 

2782440        McDUFF Peter E, 21, of Wagga Wagga, NSW, was posted to 2RAR.  He was killed by rocket fire from a friendly helicopter near Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy province, on September 28, 1967.

 

2412362        McGARRY Peter S, 20, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a clerk before he volunteered for National Service in December 1965.  He died while attached to 2RAR as a rifleman private when a booby trap exploded in Phuoc Tuy on August 1, 1967.

 

2787478        McGUIRE Raymond A, 22, of Burwood, NSW, was a warehouseman when called up on July 12, 1967.  The rifleman private with 4RAR died of gunshot wounds while on patrol in Bien Hoa on February 16, 1969.

 

3795935        MacLENNAN Larry J, 21, of Melbourne, Victoria, was called up on April 23, 1969 and posted to A Company, 8RAR.  He and six other members of his platoon were killed and another 13 wounded when an M16 mine was accidentally detonated in Phuoc Tuy Province on February 28, 1970.

 

3794377        McMILLAN James C, 20, of Albury, NSW, was the son of an Army warrant officer who had served in New Guinea in World War II.  The former bank clerk volunteered for Vietnam with 5RAR in 1969. While attached to special services, enemy soldiers shot him on July 31, 1969.

 

2785033        McMILLAN Ross C, 21, of Uralla, NSW, had worked in a department store.  The lance corporal with 5RAR died as he set up a claymore mine outside the patrol perimeter on February 2, 1968.  His section corporal saw him die and wrote:  “I will never forget you and I hope your country and its citizens will always acknowledge your sacrifice.”

 

5715701        McPHERSON Lyall H, 20, of Northam, WA, was a sign writer before call up on February 7, 1968.  The rifleman private in 9RAR died of gunshot wounds on patrol in Bien Hoa on April 12, 1969.

 

5716533        McQUAT John L, 21, of Dalwallinu, WA, was a butcher and farmer when call up on January 29, 1969.  Posted to C Coy, 8RAR, the rifleman private died when ambushed and shot by the VC on April 30, 1970 during Operation Nudgee in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

3793137        MANICOLA Joseph G, 22, of Yallourn, Victoria, was a boilermaker when called up on February 7, 1968.  On January 17, 1969 as a rifleman private with 1ARU he was admitted to 1 Australian Field Hospital, Phuoc Tuy, with a cranial tumour then transferred to the Repatriation General Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, where he died on March 12, 1969.

 

1731467        MARTIN William H was a stockman from a well known western Queensland family when he volunteered for National Service in 1966.  He served with 1RAR and had extended his tour by six months when killed in action on May 16, 1968.

 

2794496        MATHERS Ian G, 22, of Brisbane, Queensland, graduated as a second Lieutenant from the National Service officers’ course at Scheyville, NSW, on July 16, 1970.  Posted to Vietnam with the 12 Field Regiment, he was one of three Australians who were killed in action during an enemy contact in Long Khanh on June 7, 1971.  Fourteen men also were wounded in the same battle.

 

5714739        MATHEWS Geoffrey F, 21, of Perth, WA, was a sales clerk when called up on September 28, 1966.  Posted to Vietnam with 3RAR, he was shot by the VC during a patrol on February 8, 1968 and died of wounds the following day in 24 US Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh.

 

2788798        MEREDITH Thomas F, 22, of Burwood, NSW, was a carpenter and joiner when called up on February 7, 1968.  His father, Ernest, a World War II veteran, had died of war injuries.  Posted to 9RAR, he was shot and killed by the VC on January 10, 1969 in Bien Hoa.

 

1731013        MITCHELL Warren D, 21, of Dalby, Queensland, was called up June 1965.  He was one of the 11 National Servicemen who died in the battle of Long Tan on August 18, 1966.

4717751        MITCHINSON Kevin L, was a bank clerk from Port Lincoln SA.  As a lance corporal crew commander with B Company, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, he died when the Armoured Personnel Carrier in which he was travelling hit a mine and exploded on February 21, 1967.

 

3795756        MORGAN John L, 21, of Melbourne, Victoria, was an apprentice printer when he was called up on January 29, 1969.  The private storeman technician with 2 Advanced Ordnance Depot of the RAAOC died in an accident at 1ALSG, Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy, on June 1, 1970.

 

1732186        MORRISON Dayle W, 22, of Maleny, Queensland, was a timekeeper and pay clerk when called up on July 13, 1966.  He was posted to 2RAR as a rifleman private and was killed on January 26, 1968 during an enemy contact in Bien Hoa.

 

2787512        MUC Michael, 21, from the Ukraine, was an optical lens cutter when called up on July 12, 1967.  As a rifleman private with 4RAR, he died from fragmentation wounds, along with another private in his platoon, on Friday, September 13, 1968 in an enemy contact in a bunker during Operation Hawkesbury on the western edge of VC territory in Thua Tich.

 

2788085        MULLER Hans L, 22, from West Germany, was a carpenter and joiner when called up on October 4, 1967.  He was with 5RAR when injured by an enemy mine explosion on July 4, 1969 near Long Hai and died of his wounds in 1 Australian Field Hospital Vung Tau the following day.  Other Australians were killed and many wounded in the same operation.

 

3795712        MUNDAY Barry J, 22, from Melbourne, Victoria, was a fork lift driver when called up on January 29, 1969.  Posted to 8RAR, he was killed along with other Australian in action when a mine was detonated in Phuoc Tuy on February 28, 1970.

 

2788524        MURRAY Peter E, 21, of North Sydney, NSW, was a bank officer when called up in October 1967.  Posted to 1RAR, the rifleman private died of his wounds in 24 Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, on July 9, 1968 after suffering multiple wounds in an enemy contact.

 

4717754        MUSICKA Harold R, 23, of Melbourne Victoria, completed his National Service from September 1965 to September 1967 and re-enlisted in the Army on November 13, 1967.  Posted to 9RAR as a mortar man, he volunteered for Vietnam where he was killed accidentally on January 19, 1969 when a friendly forces soldier saw a moving figure and fired at him.

 

2792729        NAVARRE Paul J, 21, of Terang, Victoria, was a clerk with the Victorian Railways when called up on April 23, 1969.  The rifleman private from 7RAR was one of 2,500 National Servicemen sent to Vietnam in 1967.  Wounded in action by an enemy mine in Phuoc Tuy province, he died on June 6, 1970 in 1 Australian Field Hospital, Vung Tau.

 

1735386        NEAL Dennis W, 22, of Gympie, Queensland, was a motor mechanic when called up in 1969.  He was posted to 2RAR and went to Vietnam on May 17, 1970.  He was returning from the section’s first operation when a booby trap detonated, killing Private Dennis and another soldier on 25 May 1970.

 

4718427        NELSON Dennis E, 21, of Millicent, SA, was a car mechanic when called up.  The rifleman private with D Company, 2RAR was killed during a refresher exercise at Nui Dat when the rocket on an American helicopter gunship malfunctioned and fired, killing three soldiers and wounding 10 others on September 28, 1967.

 

3798081        NIBLETT Ralph J, 22, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a rifleman private when 4RAR/NZ sailed from Townsville to Vung Tau on May 13, 1971.  He was shot dead by VC soldiers during the first battle of Operation Ivanhoe on September 21, 1971 near the border of Phuoc Tuy province.

 

4717546        NOACK Errol W, 21, of Adelaide, SA, was the first National Servicemen to die on active service in Vietnam.  He was a fisherman when called up on July 1, 1965.  Serving with 5RAR, accounts differ about the circumstances of his death.  Initially, records stated he died from gunshot wounds from friendly forces at Nui Dat but the description of his death was altered later to wounded in action.  He died of his wounds on May 24, 1966 in 36 US Evacuation Hospital.

 

2787793        NOONAN Michael J, 21, of Gilgandra, NSW, was a manager of a spare parts outlet when called up in 1967.  He was a rifleman private in 4RAR when he was shot dead by VC snipers along with another Australian soldier, Private Michael Muc, in an enemy contact on Friday, September 13, 1968, in Phuoc Tuy.

 

2786748        O’BRIEN John A, 21, of St Leonards NSW, was a spray painter when called up on April 19, 1967.  He was posted to 1RAR as a rifleman private and was killed in action on May 13, 1968 in Bien Hoa Province.

 

2782779        O’HARA John L, 22, of Wollongong, NSW, was a labourer when he was called up in the second National Service intake in September 1965.  The sapper with 1 Field Squadron died from blast wounds as he tamped down earth in a freshly laid minefield on May 20, 1967 near Horseshoe, Phuoc Tuy.

 

4718855        PATERSON David, 25, of Adelaide SA, a teacher, was called up on February 2, 1967 and graduated as a 2nd Lieutenant from the Officer Training Unit at Scheyville.  On completion of his National Service he re-enlisted in February 1969 and volunteered for Vietnam with 3RAR where he was shot dead during an enemy contact on March 20, 1971 in Phuoc Tuy.

 

2141115        PATTEN Raymond B, 20, an apprentice carpenter of Camperdown NSW, volunteered for National Service in April 1969 because the discipline and camaraderie of Army life appealed to him.  Posted to 7RAR as a rifleman private, he died in 1 Field Hospital on February 6, 1971 after being wounded in action by an enemy mine five days earlier in Phuoc Tuy.

 

5717657        PENGILLY Bernard M, 22, of Nedlands WA was a mail officer when called up on July 8, 1970.  On July 30, 1971, D Coy, 4RAR, had been called to a large enemy bunker system in Chau Duc valley, Phuoc Tuy Province, when the forward scout, John Lawton, was wounded by artillery shrapnel.  Medic Mick O’Sullivan and Pte Pengilly crawled approximately 10 metres to him.  Pte Pengilly then was hit six times by enemy machine fire and killed instantly.  Cpl O’Sullivan was awarded the Military Medal for his bravery.

 

6709611        PENNEYSTON Peter L, 22, of Queenstown, Tasmania, was a carpenter and joiner when called up on October 2, 1969 and posted to 1 Field Squadron, RAE.  An enemy mine killed him on August 2, 1970 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

3789447        PERRIN Robert G, 22, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a welder.  As a stretcher bearer with 7RAR, he was being winched into a helicopter to aid wounded Australian soldiers when the winch snapped and dropped him into the jungle on February 2, 1968.  He died of his injuries.

 

2784043        PEARCE John G S, 22, of Mosman, NSW, had finished a sheep and wool classing course and was working in the Currabubula district when called up in April 1966.  Posted to 1RAR, he completed his National Service and re-enlisted for12 months in April, 1968.  The volunteer corporal stretcher bearer, attached to D Company, 1RAR, died from fragmentation wounds during an enemy contact on May 14, 1968.  He is buried at Terendak in Malaysia.

 

1733375        PETERSEN Victor N, 23, of Southport, Queensland, was a forest trainee when called up on July 12, 1967.  He was posted to 4RAR/NZ and died from blast wounds on February 16, 1969 in an enemy contact during Operation Goodwood west of route 15, Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

217961          PETTIT Leslie J, 21, of Sydney, NSW, a machinist, was serving in the CMF when he volunteered for National Service on October 30, 1967.  He was posted to 5RAR and died in action from an enemy mine explosion on July 4 1969, in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

3790094        PETTITT Noel C, 21, of Mildura, Victoria was working as a labourer when called up on September 28, 1966 and posted to 2RAR as a rifleman private.  He was badly injured in a mine explosion on November 27, 1967 and died in 8 Field Ambulance, Vung Tau.

 

4719545        PHILLIPS Reginald A, 21, of Murray Bridge, SA, was posted to Vietnam with 9 RAR when he died of gunshot wounds on January 18, 1969 in 1 Australian Field Hospital after being wounded in Bien Hoa Province.

 

3789448        PLAIN Douglas B, 22, of Carlton, Victoria, was working as a gardener at the Repatriation General Hospital Heidelberg when called up on July 13, 1966.  He was posted to Headquarters 1 Australian Task Force and died accidentally when his APC collided with a South Vietnamese army truck in Bien Hoa on 1 March 1968.

 

4719981        PLANE Bruce J, 21, of Ardrossan, SA, started an engineering apprenticeship but changed his mind and enlisted in 1968.  He was killed on January 20 1969 in Bien Hoa while serving with 9RAR.

 

3786644        POMROY Victor I, 21, of Camberwell, Victoria, was a clerk when called up on September 29, 1965.  The trooper with A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, RAAC was killed in action during an enemy contact on February 17, 1967 at Dat Do, Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

3795605        POULSON Daryl, 20, of Melbourne, Victoria, was an advertising clerk when called up on January 29, 1969.  The rifleman private was killed in an enemy contact in Phuoc Tuy on April 3, 1970.

 

2790170        POWER Robert E, 22, of Belmore, NSW, was a bank officer until called up on May 1, 1968.  Posted to 6RAR, he died in an enemy contact on March 8, 1970, in Phuoc Tuy.

 

2782783        POWTER Douglas R J, 21, of Parkes NSW, was a railway signalman when called up on September 29, 1965.  He was one of four Australians killed and 13 wounded on February 7, 1967 when fire from 161 New Zealand Field battery fell short in D Company, 6RAR’s position west of Song Rai in Operation Tambourine.

 

1734329        PRIOR Kevin J, 22, of Rockhampton, Queensland, was called up on May 1, 1968.  The rifleman private with 9RAR was shot by the VC in Bien Hoa on October 2, 1969.

 

3787580        PURCELL Anthony T, 21, of Mansfield, Victoria, was a bulldozer driver when called up on September 29, 1965.  He was killed in action on July 25, 1966 while serving as a rifleman private with 6RAR near Long Tan.

 

4719160        QUIGLEY Anthony V, 21, of Adelaide, SA, was working as a driver when called up on April 20, 1967.  The lance corporal in 3RAR died on November 5, 1968 during contact with the enemy on a night patrol.

 

1733037        RAMSAY Joseph S, 22, was the carpenter son of a migrant family from Scotland living in Brisbane, Queensland, when called up on April 17, 1967.  He was killed in an enemy contact on January 31, 1969 in the final stages of Operation Goodwood in Bien Hoa province.  A total of six Australian troops were killed and 13 wounded in this operation.

 

2787069        RANDS John M, 22, a clerk, of Coffs Harbour, NSW, was posted to 1RAR and was wounded in action during the battle of Firebase Coral on May 13, 1968.  He was killed in action on December 12, 1968 during an enemy contact in Bien Hoa.

 

3793403        REIDY Paul F, 21, of Bendigo, Victoria, was a salesman when called up on May 1 1968 and posted as a rifleman private to D Company, 9RAR.  He was killed in a mine explosion during a four day land clearing operation in Dat Do south east of Nui Dat on May 25, 1969.  Four South Vietnamese troops and five Australians were wounded in the explosion.

 

4719818        REMELJEJ Alexander, 21, from West Germany, was a draftsman’s assistant with the South Australian State Department of Lands until called up in 1968.  Posted to 5RAR as a rifleman private, he was killed by an exploding mine during an attack by the enemy on 11 April 1969.

 

3788172        RENSHAW Terrence J, 22, of Rutherglen, Victoria, was a qualified cabinetmaker and joiner when called up on February 2, 1966.  He died as a sapper in 1 Field Squadron RAE when his own mine exploded during a mine laying operation in Xa Hoi, Phuoc Tuy Province on May 30, 1967.

 

2796378        RHODES Maxwell L, 22, of Sydney NSW, was a qualified metallurgist when called up on January 27, 1971.  He was a rifleman private in 10 Platoon D Company of 4RAR when he died from a gunshot wound in an accidental clash between 10 and 11 platoon in Phuoc Tuy on September 19, 1971.

 

3796110        RICHTER Philip M, 21, of Melbourne Victoria was a geophysical assistant when called up on April 23, 1969.  He was posted to 8RAR and volunteered for service in Vietnam.  He was killed by a mine on February 28, 1970 along with other Australians.

 

2781563        RINKIN Kerry P, 21, of Taree, NSW, was a blank clerk who graduated from the Officer Training Unit at Scheyville six months after call up on June 30, 1965.  He became a platoon commander and transferred to the Regular Amy midway through his National Service in 1966.  He served with 5RAR in Vietnam where he was wounded by a mine blast on April 7, 1967 and died of his wounds in 2 Field Ambulance, Vung Tau.

 

3793978        ROBERTSON Malcolm R, 20, a clerk, 20, of Melbourne, Victoria, was called up on July 17, 1968.  He was killed accidentally at 1 Australian Logistics Support Group on 24 December, 1969.

 

4718449        ROGERS John 22, of Mt. Gambier, SA, was a labourer when called up on July 14, 1966.  A rifleman private with 2RAR, he was shot in an enemy contact on February 10, 1968 in Bien Hoa.

 

5715153        ROOST Christopher W, 22, of Perth, WA, was a sheet metal worker until call up on April 19, 1967.  He was posted to 4RAR as a rifleman private and was killed in action on December 23, 1968 in Bien Hoa.

 

1731040        SALVERON Douglas J, 20, of Brisbane, Queensland, was one of the 11 National Servicemen killed in the Battle of Long Tan on 18 August 1966 together with 7 Regular Army soldiers. D Company of 6RAR, on patrol for reported enemy activity, encountered a force of North Vietnamese regulars estimated at more than Battalion strength in a rubber plantation.  In pouring rain, they held off the enemy with the aid of pinpoint artillery support and ammunition resupply from RAAF helicopters flying in minimal visibility and in danger from ground fire.

 

1732899        SALZMANN Ronald W 24, of Bundaberg, Queensland, volunteered for National Service and re-enlisted as a forward scout with 3RAR.  He died of injuries in an accident on April 14, 1971 in Vung Tau, Phuoc Tuy province.

 

4719367        SCALES Grantley J, 22, of Adelaide, SA, worked in the family business until called up.  The rifleman private with 9RAR was killed by a gunshot wound from his own unit after he accidentally walked outside its perimeter in Bien Hoa on March 5, 1969.  The Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars constantly probed Australian defences after dark and sentries had to assume that any movement outsider the perimeter was hostile.

 

4720852        SCHUIT Martinus J M, a builder’s labourer from South Australia, was called up in April 24, 1969.  A sapper with 17 Construction Squadron, he extended his service in Vietnam but died in 24 US Evacuation Hospital on October 22, 1970 after a vehicle accident at Vung Tau.

 

3791583        SCOTT Ian J, 21, of Camperdown, Victoria, was called up on July 12, 1967.  He became a gunner in the HQ Battery of the 12 Field Regiment RAE after training at Puckapunyal.  He arrived in Vietnam on May 9, 1968 and was killed four days later in a mine blast in Operation Coral in Bien Hoa.

 

1735424        SCOTT Ian N, 21, of Charleville, Queensland, was a sapper who volunteered for Vietnam after his call up on April 22, 1969.  On June 15, 1970 during his time with 2 Troop, 1 Field Squadron, near Long Phuoc Hia, the APC in which he was travelling struck an enemy mine, killing him and injuring three other crewmen.

 

2781465        SHARP Gordon C, 21, of Tamworth, NSW, was a television cameraman when called up on June 30, 1965.  He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on December 18, 1966.  Posted to D Company, 6RAR as platoon commander, Lt.Sharp was killed in action in the battle of Long Tan on August 18, 1966.

 

3790506        SHEPPARD Lawrence R, 22, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a clerk when he was called up on February 1, 1967.  The rifleman private with 1RAR died in a major battle at Fire Base Coral along with eight other Australian soldiers on May 13, 1968 in Bien Hoa.

 

2787079        SLATTERY John M, 21, of Lockhart, NSW, was a wool classer and public servant until call up on April 19, 1967.  A rifleman private with 1RAR, he was killed in an enemy contact 23km north of Nui Dat on October 8, 1968.

 

3793566        SMITH Baron F, 21, of Brisbane, Queensland, was a journalist, called up on May 1, 1968.  He was posted to 5RAR as a rifleman private during the battalion’s second tour of duty in Vietnam.  Smith died of wounds on August 11, 1969 in 1 Australian Field Hospital, Vung Tau, after a sentry from another section of his own platoon fired on him during a patrol earlier in the day in Bien Hoa.

 

3794831        SMITH John, 21, from Grimsby, UK, lived at Seaford, Victoria, where he was a bank clerk and a builder’s labourer until called up in 1968.  He was posted to 1 Field Squadron as a sapper and died when a mine exploded as he cleared a road in Phuoc Tuy on July 23, 1969.

 

3797613        SMITH Noel A, 22, of Melbourne Victoria, was an engineer and electrical mechanic in 21 Engineer Support Transport when he was burnt in the intense fire of an exploding petrol stove.  He died in 24 US Evacuation Hospital on March 28, 1971.

 

2788912        SMITH Peter C, 22, of Sydney NSW, was a carpenter and joiner when called up in February 7, 1968.  The rifleman private with 9RAR died from wounds on January 19, 1969 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

2790417        SORRENSEN Gordon D, 24, of Gympie, Queensland, was a plant operator before call up on July 17, 1968.  He was shot in an enemy contact with his platoon from 9 RAR on June 30, 1969 in Long Khanh Province.

 

2790070        STANFORD Gregory Ian, 22, of Goulburn, NSW, was called up on May 1, 1968.  He was posted to A company, 6RAR and died in an enemy contact in the Nui Tao Mountains in Phuoc Tuy on December 18, 1969.

 

5718122        SPRIGG Roderick J, 21, of Merredin, WA, was working as a farmhand when he was called up on January 27, 1971.  He was posted to 7RAR as a rifleman private and was killed in action during Operation Ivanhoe in an enemy contact on September 21, 1971.

 

4719232        STEEN David J, 21, was from the Falkland Islands – the scene of another war in 1982.  He was called up on April 20, 1967 and posted as a sapper to 1 Field Squadron.  He was killed by a mortar round during a night attack by the enemy on Fire Base Anderson, Bien Hoa, on February 18, 1968.

 

4719573        SUKMANOWSKY Michael, 21, was from West Germany and was working as a clerk in the South Australian railways when called up on October 5, 1967.  He was posted to1ARU and was killed on September 21, 1968 when a claymore mine accidentally detonated.

 

3786696        SULLIVAN Paul C, 21, of Lane Cove, Sydney, was a grocer when he was called up.  He was posted to 5RAR and was killed in an enemy contact on December 27, 1966.

 

3797623        TALBOT Alan, 21, from the UK, was a laboratory assistant and storemen when called up on October 1, 1969.  A rifleman private with 7RAR, he died of wounds from an enemy mine on February 1, 1971 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

3787987        TAYLOR Leonard A, 22, a trainee sales representative from Sydney, NSW, was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant six months after call up on February 2, 1966.  He extended his military service by 12 months and as a platoon commander with B Company, 3RAR, died of gunshot wounds in an enemy contact on February 8, 1968 in Long Dien, Phuoc Tuy.

 

2790880        TEELING Wayne E, 21, of Clovelly, NSW, was an assistant engineer when called up on July 24, 1968.  He was killed in an enemy contact in Phuoc Tuy Province on June 6, 1969 five weeks after he arrived in Vietnam with 5RAR.

 

2786038        THOMSON Ian J, 22, of Albury, NSW, was an apprentice fitter and turner when called up on February 1, 1967.  The rifleman private with 3RAR was killed by an enemy rocket propelled grenade in a Phuoc Tuy rubber plantation on October 19, 1968.

 

3791207        TINKHAM John R, 21, of Koo-wee-rup, Victoria, was a clerk when called up on April 19, 1967.  Posted to 4RAR, he was shot dead by VC troops on October 20, 1969 during Operation Capital.  This two-phase reconnaissance action kept the battalion in the field for 48 days with only a three day break.

 

4718911        THOMAS William M, 21, of Adelaide, SA, posted to 3RAR, was killed in a pre-dawn enemy attack on Fire Support Base Coral, Bien Hoa, on May 26, 1968.  This was one a series of failed actions by the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces between April and June to remove obstacles to attacks on Saigon.

 

2789920        THOMPSON Barry J, 22, of Goulburn, NSW, was a shearer and shed hand when called up on May 1, 1968.  He was posted to 5RAR in February 1969 and had completed 11 months of his Vietnam tour of duty including four weeks of night patrols in Operation Bondi II.  He was killed by a booby trap on February 1, 1970.

 

5713739        TOMAS Marian, 21, of Manning WA, was a framer when called up on June 30, 1965.  The lance corporal with 5RAR was killed by shrapnel wounds from friendly artillery forces on July 8, 1966.

 

2792254        TOWLER Michael, 21, from Darlington, UK, was working as a farm hand when he was called up on April 23, 1969.  He completed his National Service in April 1971 but decided to stay on for another 12 months. Posted to HQ 1 Task Force, Nui Dat, he died from multiple blast wounds on June 12, 1971 in Phuoc Ty.

 

3791291        TRIMBLE Bevan M, 21, of Bendigo, Victoria, was a spare parts salesman when called up on April 19, 1967.  He was one of a number of Australian troop fatalities sustained during the Battle of Coral in Bien Hoa.  Posted to 1RAR, he died from fragmentation wounds during the first Viet Cong attack on Fire Support Base Coral on May 13, 1968.

 

2792375        TULLY Desmond J, 21, from Lismore NSW, was a bank clerk when called up on April 23, 1969.  After training at Townsville, he arrived in Vietnam in May 1979 with 8 Platoon, C Company, of 2RAR. He was killed by an enemy mine on May 29, 1970.

 

4720253        TURNER Timothy C, 21, from Kangaroo Island, SA, was called up on July 18 1968 and posted to D Company, 5RAR in its second tour in Vietnam in February, 1969.  He died on June 15, 1969 after in an enemy mine explosion.  Two other Australian soldiers died and 19 were wounded in the same incident.

 

3787416        TWEEDIE Geoffrey L, 21, of Healesville, Victoria, was a clerk with the State Electricity Commission when called up on September 29, 1965.  He was a point man with 6RAR when shot accidentally on January 28, 1967 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

5715180        VAN RIJSEWIJK Paul R, 21, from Surrey, UK, was a sales clerk when called up on April 19, 1967.  He was posted to 3RAR as a rifleman lance corporal and was killed in action on October 19, 1968 in Phuoc Tuy.

 

2787255        WALLIS Alan J, 20, of Wingham, NSW, was an apprentice railway fireman when called up in April 1967.  Posted to 1RAR, he was killed on May 16, 1968 during the enemy attacks on Fire Support Base Coral, Bien Hoa.

 

3786978        WARBURTON Graham F, 21, of Warrnambool, Victoria, was posted to 5RAR as a rifleman private.  He died from a single sniper shot from a Viet Cong on October 1, 1966 in Phuoc Tuy while acting as a forward scout with his platoon.

 

5716163        WARING Anthony E, 21, of Kingston, UK, was an electrical installer apprentice when called up on July 17, 1968.  A rifleman private in 5RAR, he died on 16 June, 1969 when hit by an enemy rocket propelled grenade during an Operation Esso night patrol near Dat Do, Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

5713981        WATERS Brian D, 21, of Guildford,WA, was a farm manager when called up in September 1965.  Posted to B Company, 6RAR, he and six other Australian soldiers died on the same day during Operation Bribie on February 17-18, 1967 when three platoons encountered a large enemy force between Dat Do and Phuoc Hai.

 

5713748        WATSON Bryan P, 21, of Norseman, WA, was a trainee office equipment technician when called up on June 30, 1965.  The lance corporal was the second West Australian to be killed in Vietnam six months into his tour with 5RAR on November 10, 1966.

 

5713986        WEBSTER David R, 21, was a farmer at Corowa, NSW, when called up in September, 1965.  A rifleman private with 6RAR, he died in action in an enemy contact near Dad Do, Phuoc Tuy Province on February 17, 1967.

 

5713751        WEBSTER James C, 22, a labourer from Perth, WA, was called on June 30, 1965.  The rifleman private with 5RAR was killed by an exploding mine in Phuoc Tuy Province on February 21, 1967.

 

1731955        WESTON Leslie J, 22, of Tamworth, NSW, was working as a truck driver when called up on April 19, 1966.  As a driver private in 2RAR, he was killed in an ambush near Dat Do on September 30, 1967.

 

3787607        WHISTON Colin J, 21, of Sydney, NSW, was called up on September 26, 1965.  The rifleman private in D Company 6RAR was shot by a sniper in the battle of Long Tan at 5pm on August 18, 1966.  Eighteen Australian soldiers died in the battle which took the lives of a confirmed 245 Viet Cong but the actual numbers of enemy dead and wounded were far higher because the Communists always removed as many bodies as they could after battles.

 

5715978        WHITE James M, 21, of Collie, WA, was a labourer before being called up on May 1, 1968 and posted to 5RAR.  The rifleman private died in an enemy contact on April 4, 1969, in Phuoc Tuy province.

 

5715189        WILLIAMS Archibald S, of Subiaco, WA, was a labourer when called up in April 1967.  The rifleman private with 1RAR was killed by an enemy sniper in Bien Hoa on September 21, 1968.

 

3797671        WILLOUGHBY Garry I, 22, of Melbourne Victoria, was working as a salesman when called up on October 1, 1969.  The rifleman private with 2RAR was killed in Phuoc Tuy by an enemy sniper on October 8, 1970.

 

4717841        WILSEN Robert P, 21, from Adelaide SA was called up on September 30, 1965.  A crewman trooper in A Squadron 3rd Cavalry Regiment, he was killed when his APC hit a mine on February 21, 1967 in Phuoc Tuy Province.

 

3411951        WILSON Kevin R 22, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a driver before call up on September 30, 1965.  He re-enlisted in 2RAR as a private when he completed his National Service and was wounded in action on January 31, 1968.  He recovered, only to die of gunshot wounds two weeks later on February 16, 1968 in an enemy contact in Hua Long.

 

4718082        WOOLFORD Richard M, 21, of Murray Town, SA, was a carpenter when called up on February 2, 1967.  The rifleman lance corporal with 2RAR was killed in action by a booby trap on August 1, 1967.

 

3790789        WORLE Jeffrey T, 21, of Melbourne, Victoria, was a railway booking clerk when called up and posted to 3RAR.  He was killed in an attack on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Bien Hoa, on May 28, 1968.

 

1732408        YOUNG Alexander H, 21, of Murwillumbah, NSW, had service with the CMF when he was called up on September 26, 1966.  As a signalman with 104 Signals Squadron, he was killed in action in the Battle of Coral on May 16, 1968.

 

1733095        YOUNG Brian T, 21, of Brisbane, Queensland, was a milk and cream tester when called up in April, 1967.  He was posted to 1RAR and sent to Vietnam on the battalion’s second tour of duty.  Like Alexander Young, the rifleman private died during a VC attack on Fire Support Base Coral on May 16, 1968.

 

1733547        YOUNG Robert G, 22, of Mareeba, Queensland, was a labourer when called up on October 4, 1967. He was posted to B Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment of RAAC.  A crewman driver, he died in action when a mine exploded on June 24, 1969 in Phuoc Tuy province.

 

TOTAL VIETNAM:  210

 

FIRST SCHEME NATIONAL SERVICEMEN

Eight National Servicemen from the 1951-1959 scheme, who later enlisted, died in Borneo and Vietnam.

14172          HUDSON Lieutenant Kenneth Ambrose, of Brisbane, was called up for National Service training in the 11th National Service Training Battalion at Wacol in 1955.

He enlisted in the regular Army on April 30, 1956 and was allotted to the Royal Australian Infantry. He was appointed an officer on September 9, 1964 and posted to Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) on February 24, 1965 where he was allotted to 2 SAS Squadron as troop commander of E Troop.

Lt. Hudson and another soldier were swept away in a river crossing on March 21, 1966 during SAS operations in Borneo during the Indonesian Confrontation.  His body was recovered and returned to Brisbane in 2010.
 

54956           BELLEVILLE Graham H, 32, of Ballarat, Victoria, did his National Service in 1952 and then enlisted in the Army.  He went to Vietnam with the Australian Army Training Team as a temporary captain.  He was killed in action at Ai Van pass near Da Nang on February 2, 1966.

 

172377         GOLLAGHER Peter J, 32, of Brisbane, Queensland, who did National Service in 1955, enlisted in the CMF in 1966 and served in Vietnam as a senior sergeant with 21 Support Troop.  On his first operation in the Long Hai hills with 2 Troop, l Field Squadron, he was shot while clearing a tunnel on April 5, 1968.

 

17693           NORRIS John.  Evacuated to Cairns from Papua during WWII, the corporal from 6RAR was a 1950s National Serviceman who enlisted on January 11, 1963 because he enjoyed Army life.  He died on July 25, 1966 when VC ambushed his section.  The young soldiers stood up to fire and Cpl Norris and another senior soldier pushed them down but he was shot dead.

 

______         PETTIT John G, 33 of Goondiwindi, Qld was called up aged 18 and then enlisted on 7 April 1955 for Korea.  He joined the Special Air Services Regiment and as a member of the AATTV, the WO2 did three tours of Vietnam with the US forces.  Wounded in action, he died in Deok Seong on 4 April 1970.

 

212612         ROSS Thomas, 25, from Scotland, volunteered for National Service on July 2, 1958.  He transferred to 1RAR and served in Malaya from 1959.  He volunteered for Vietnam and died of wounds from an enemy mine in Ben Cat, Bien Hoa, on October 12, 1965.

 

37003           SMITH Francis J, 25, of Ouyen, Victoria, was called up for National Service in 1957.  He enlisted with 1RAR during the Malayan Emergency. The corporal died from a sniper’s bullet on September 21, 1965 at Ben Cat, Bien Hoa province.  He is buried at Terendak cemetery, Malaysia.

 

13841           SWANTON Ronald J, 29 of Warwick, Queensland, enlisted in the Army on May 3, 1955 after completion of his National Service.  “Butch” had risen to the rank of WO2 when he volunteered for Vietnam with the AATTV in 1965.  He was attached to a South Vietnamese unit in Quang Ngai when VC troops shot him on November 13, 1965.

 

 

Compiled:  © Allen Callaghan 2005; revised 1 June 2014.

Sources:

The Australian:  ‘500 - The Australians Who Died in Vietnam’, Supplement August 18 1988
The Australian War Memorial, Canberra
The Army Central Records Office, Melbourne
The Army History Unit, Canberra
The Vietnam Nominal Roll, Department of Veterans’ Affairs
National Servicemen’s Association of Australia

Honour Roll - Alphabetical

BORNEO 

NUMBER

NAME

STATE

UNIT

DIED

5713692
 

MILLS Geoffrey F 

WA

22 Const. Squadron

1966

ENLISTED UPON CALL-UP 

3787083
 

BRIDGLAND Reginald N

VIC

22 Const. Squadron

1966

TOTAL BORNEO:  2 

VIETNAM 

NUMBER

NAME

STATE

UNIT

DIED

2786017

Abbott Dal E

NSW

1RAR

1968

4718946

Abraham Dennis E

SA

104 Signals Squadron

1968+

4719565

ABRAHAM Richard J

SA

9RAR

1969

2784699

ALLEN Norman G

NSW

7RAR

1967

2784162

ANNESLEY Frederick J

NSW

1RAR

1968

2788583

ARCHER Gary A

NSW

9RAR

1969

2781363

ARNOLD Peter J

NSW

6RAR

1967

1730888

ASHTON William J

QLD

6RAR

1967

2794278
 

ATTWOOD Trevor J

NSW

HQ1ATF

1971

2786313

BAILEY Errol J

NSW

1RAR

1968

6709107

BANFIELD David J

TAS

5RAR

1969

5715206

BARNETT Stuart J

WA

4RAR

1968

2782555

BARTHOLOMEW Glen T

NSW

1 Field Squadron

1967

5718195

BEILKEN Brian C

WA

4RAR

1971

5714453

BELL Alec E

WA

7RAR

1968

5714249

BELL Ronald J

WA

2RAR

1967

2781899

BIRCHELL Michael J

NSW

6RAR

1967

1734408

BLACK Trevor R

QLD

9RAR

1969

2782525

BRACEWELL Dennis H

NSW

6RAR

1967

2782812

BRADY Gregory V

QLD

1 Field Squadron

1967

2789684

BRAMBLE Peter J

NSW

1 Field Squadron

1969

2785180

BRETT William J

NSW

2RAR

1967

6708915

BREWER Kevin F

TAS

4RAR

1968

3787889

BROOKS Dennis L

VIC

1 Field Squadron

1967

3794895

BROWN Allen R

VIC

6RAR

1969

3790530

BROWN Lindsay N

VIC

3RAR

1968

2794031

BULLMAN John H

NSW

1ARU

1970

2786525
 

BYRNE Robert A

NSW

4RAR

1969+

2787278

CAMPBELL John A

NSW

3RAR

1968

2787278

CAMPBELL John A

NSW

3RAR

1968

5716427

CASSANO Nicola J

M

5RAR

1969

4719003

CASTON Robert J

SA

3RAR

1968

4721369

CHAPMAN Rodney S

SA

2RAR

1971

5713804

CLARK Donald M

SA

5RAR

1967

3794556

CLARK Raymond D

M

6RAR

1970

6708750

COOMBS Geoffrey J

TAS

1 Field Squadron

1968

1731426

COX James G

QLD

7RAR

1967

2787020

COX Raymond J

NSW

1RAR

1968

5716239

CROUCH Noel V

WA

7RAR

1970

2785238
 

CUTCLIFFE Timothy J

NSW

2RAR

1967

2788283

DAVIDSON Barry N

NSW

3RAR

1968

3788300

DEED Ramon J D

VIC

1 Field Squadron

1967

3791033

DESNOY John W

VIC

3RAR

1968

4718756

DE VRIES VAN LEEUWEN Thomas J

M

3RAR

1968

5715633

DEWAR Keith I

WA

3 Cavalry Regiment

1969

2792089

DICKSON Stephen W

NSW

7RAR

1970

3789770

DOHERTY John A

VIC

3RAR

1968

1730929

DRABBLE Glenn A

QLD

6RAR

1966

2794265

DRISCOLL Roger W

NSW

HQ1 Task Force

1971

3799249

DUFF James

VIC

4RAR

1971

1735143

DUFFY Kenneth A

QLD

6RAR

1970

2792150

DUFTY Milton R

NSW

7RAR

1971

5716228
 

DUNCUFF Alan L

WA

1 Field Squadron

1969

1732701

EVANS Paul

QLD

1RAR

1968

3794256
 

EVANS Thomas A

VIC

9RAR

1969

3786921

FARREN Leslie T

VIC

5RAR

1966

2787344

FISHER David J

NSW

3SAS

1969

4718368

FISHER Roger L

NSW

3RAR

1968

1731113
 

FRASER John

QLD

3RAR

1968

3793157

GAFFNEY Ronald J

NSW

9RAR

1968

1730941

GANT Kenneth H

QLD

6RAR Long Tan 

1966

2789508

GEORGE Barry R

NSW

9RAR

1969

5715657

GIBBS Ian J

WA

1RAR

1968

3790395

GILLARD Robert J

VIC

3 Cavalry Regt

1968

6708763

GODDEN Guy R

TAS

3 RAR

1968

1734847

GOODY Philip R

QLD

8RAR

1970

2787716

GRAHAM Samuel

M

4RAR

1969

2782127

GREEN George B

NSW

5RAR

1967

2791447

GREENE John G

NSW

1 Field Squadron

1969

1730947
 

GRICE Victor R

VIC

6 RAR Long Tan

1966

3791920

HANNAFORD Michael J

VIC

1 Armoured Reg

1968

2781994

HART Peter R

NSW

6RAR

1967

3789232

HAWKER Norman V

VIC

7RAR

1967

2794350

HILL Donald C

NSW

HQ 1 Task Force

1971

3786634

HOLLAND Tony

M

1 APC Squadron

1966

3794944

HOLLOWAY John W

NSW

9RAR

1969

2787776

HOUSTON Kenneth R

NSW

3RAR

1968

2791326

HURST Harold W

NSW

1 Field Squadron

1970

6708488
 

HYLAND Francis A

TAS

2RAR

1967

2789790

JACKSON Peter J

NSW

5RAR

1969

2781847
 

JEWRY Jack

NSW

6RAR Long Tan

1966

4720992

KAVANAGH Graham R

SA

7RAR

1970

1733818

KERMODE Raymond C

QLD

9RAR

1969

1734754

KINGSTON Ian W

QLD

6RAR

1969

1735712

KOWALSKI Peter F

QLD

2RAR

1971

2782226
 

KNIGHT Gordon

NSW

6RAR

1966

2786939

LANGLANDS Terrance E

NSW

1RAR

1968

2781704

LARGE Paul A

NSW

6RAR Long Tan

1966

4720583

LARSSON Stanley G

SA

7RAR

1970

1734491

LINTON Matthew P

NSW

5RAR

1969

2791437

LISLE Anthony

QLD

1 Field Squadron

1969

3797086

LLOYD Allan L

ACT

7RAR

1970

2784015

LLOYD Richard E

NSW

5RAR

1967

3794096
 

LOUGHMAN Matthew

NSW

HQ1ALSG

1969

1730993

MCCORMACK Albert F

TAS

6RAR Long Tan

1966

1730994

MCCORMACK Dennis J

SA

6RAR Long Tan

1966

2782440

MCDUFF Peter E

NSW

2RAR

1967

2784478

MCGUIRE Raymond A

NSW

4RAR

1969

3795935

MACLENNAN Larry J

VIC

8RAR

1970

3794377

MCMILLAN James C

NSW

5RAR

1969

2785033

MCMILLAN Ross C

NSW

7RAR

1968

5715701

MCPHERSON Lyall H

WA

9RAR

1969

5716533

MCQUAT James L

WA

8RAR

1970

3793137

MANICOLA Joseph G

VIC

1ARU

1969

2794496

MATHERS Ian G

QLD

12 Field Regt.

1971

5714739

MATHEWS Geoffrey F

WA

3RAR

1968

2788798

MEREDITH Thomas F

NSW

9RAR

1969

1731013

MITCHELL Warren D

QLD

6RAR Long Tan

1966

4717751

MITCHINSON Kevin L

SA

3 Cavalry Regiment

1967

3795756

MORGAN John L

VIC

2AOD

1970

1732186

MORRISON Dayle W

QLD

2RAR

1968

2787512

MUC Michael

M

4RAR

1968

2788085

MULLER Hans L

M

5RAR

1969

3795712

MUNDAY Barry J

VIC

8RAR

1970

2788524
 

MURRAY Peter E

NSW

1RAR

1968

2792729

NAVARRE Paul J

VIC

7RAR

1970

1735386

NEAL Dennis W

QLD

2RAR

1970

4718427

NELSON Dennis E

SA

2RAR

1967

3798081

NIBLETT Ralph J

VIC

4RAR

1971

4717546

NOACK Errol W

SA

5RAR

1966

2787793
 

NOONAN Michael J

NSW

4RAR

1968

2786748

O’BRIEN John A

NSW

1RAR

1968

2782779
 

O’HARA John L

NSW

1 Field Squadron

1967

5717657

PENGILLY Bernard M

WA

4RAR

1971

6709611

PENNEYSTON Peter L

TAS

1 Field Squadron

1970

3789447

PERRIN Robert G

VIC

7RAR

1968

2784043

PEARCE John G S

NSW

1RAR

1968

1733375

PETERSEN Victor N

QLD

4RAR

1969

3790094

PETTIT Noel C

VIC

2RAR

1967

4719545

PHILLIPS Reginald A

SA

9RAR

1969

3789448

PLAIN Douglas B

VIC  

HQ1 Task Force

1968

4719981

PLANE Bruce J

SA

9RAR

1969

3786644

POMROY Victor I

VIC

3 Cavalry Regiment

1967

3795605

POULSON Daryl

VIC

8RAR

1970

2790170

POWER Robert E

NSW 

6RAR

1970

2782783

POWTER Douglas R J

NSW

6RAR

1965

1734329

PRIOR Kevin J

QLD

9RAR

1969

3787580
 

PURCELL Anthony T

VIC

6RAR

1966

4719160
 

QUIGLEY Anthony V

SA

3RAR

1968

1733037

RAMSAY Joseph S

QLD

4RAR

1969

2787069

RANDS John M

NSW

1RAR

1968

3793403

REIDY Paul F

VIC

9RAR

1969

4719818

REMELJEJ Alexander

SA

5RAR

1969

3788172

RENSHAW Terrence J

VIC

1 Field Squadron

1967

2796378

RHODES Maxwell R

NSW

4RAR

1971

3796110

RICHTER Philip M

VIC

8RAR

1970

3793978

ROBERTSON Malcolm R

VIC

1ALSG

1969

4718449

ROGERS John

SA

2RAR

1968

5715153
 

ROOST Christopher W

WA

4RAR

1968

1731040

SALVERON Douglas J

QLD

6RAR Long Tan

1966

4719367

SCALES Grantley J

SA

9RAR

1969

4720852

SCHUIT Martinus J M

SA

17 Const. Squadron

1970

3791583

SCOTT Ian J

VIC

12 Field Squadron

1968

1735424

SCOTT Ian N

QLD

1 Field Squadron

1970

2781465

SHARP Gordon C

NSW

6RAR Long Tan 

1966

3790566

SHEPPARD Lawrence R

VIC

1RAR

1968

2787074

SLATTERY John M

NSW

1RAR

1968

3793566

SMITH Baron F

QLD

5RAR

1969

3794831

SMITH John

VIC

1 Field Squadron

1969

3797613

SMITH Noel A

VIC

21 Eng Sppt Tport

1971

2788912

SMITH Peter C

NSW

9RAR

1969

2790417

SORRENSEN Gordon D

QLD

9RAR

1969

2790070

STANFORD Gregory Ian

NSW

6RAR

1969

5718122

SPRIGG Roderick J

WA

4RAR

1971

4719232

STEEN David J

M

1 Field Squadron

1968

4719573

SUKMANOWSKY Michael

SA

1ARU

1968

3786696
 

SULLIVAN Paul C

NSW

5RAR

1965

3797623

TALBOT Alan

M

7RAR

1971

3787987

TAYLOR Leonard A

NSW

3RAR

1968

2790880

TEELING Wayne E

NSW

5RAR

1969

2786038

THOMSON Ian J

NSW

3RAR

1968

3791207

TINKHAM John R

VIC 

4RAR

1969

4718991

THOMAS William M

SA

3RAR

1968

2789920

THOMPSON Barry J

NSW

5RAR

1970

5713739

TOMAS Marian

WA

5RAR

1966

2792254

TOWLER Michael

M

HQ1 Task Force

1971

3791291

TRIMBLE Bevan M

VIC

1RAR

1968

2792375

TULLY Desmond J

NSW

2RAR

1970

4720253

TURNER Timothy C

SA

5RAR

1969

3787416
 

TWEEDIE Geoffrey L

VIC

6RAR

1967

5715180
 

VAN RIJSEWIJK Paul R

M

3RAR 

1968

2787255

WALLIS Alan J

NSW

1RAR

1968

3786978

WARBURTON Graham F

VIC

5RAR

1966

5716163

WARING Anthony E

M

5RAR

1969

5713981

WATERS Brian D

SA

6RAR

1967

5713748

WATSON Bryan P

WA

5RAR

1966

5713986

WEBSTER David R

NSW

6RAR

1967

5713751

WEBSTER James C

WA

5RAR

1967

1731955

WESTON Leslie J

NSW

2RAR

1967

3787607

WHISTON Colin J

NSW

6RAR Long Tan

1966

5715978

WHITE James M

WA

5RAR

1969

5715189

WILLIAMS Archibald S

WA

1RAR 

1968

3797671

WILLOUGHBY Garry I

VIC

2RAR

1970

4717841

WILSEN Robert P

SA

3 Cavalry Regiment

1967

3411951

WILSON Kevin R

VIC

2RAR

1968

4718082

WOOLFORD Richard M

SA

2RAR

1967

3790784
 

WORLE Jeffrey T

VIC

3RAR

1968

1732408

YOUNG Alexander H

NSW

104 Signals Squadron

1968

1733095

YOUNG Brian T

QLD

1RAR

1968

1733547

YOUNG Robert G

QLD

3 Cavalry Regiment

1969

M = Migrant, State of residence not specified 

ENLISTED UPON CALL-UP OR RE-ENLISTED 

4718097

BURNS Robert

M

4RAR

1968

2786682

HOLLIS Anthony E

NSW

1 Field Squadron

1970

2783512

JACKSON Robert J

NSW

8RAR

1970

4717754

MUSICKA Harold R

VIC

9RAR

1969

4718855

PATERSON David

SA

3RAR

1971

2781563
 

RINKIN Kerry P

NSW

5RAR

1967

Total Enlisted:  7

VOLUNTARY NATIONAL SERVICEMEN 

1731467

MARTIN William H

QLD

1RAR

1968

2412362

MCGARRY Peter S

VIC

2RAR

1967

2141115

PATTEN Raymond B

NSW

7RAR

1971

217961

PETTIT Leslie J

NSW

5RAR

1969

1732899
 

SALZMANN Ronald W

QLD

3RAR

1971

Total Voluntary:  5

TOTAL VIETNAM:  210


Compiled: Allen Callaghan B.A.  October 2005.

Sources:

The Australian:   ‘500 - The Australians Who Died in Vietnam’, Supplement August 18, 1988

The Australian War Memorial, Canberra

The Army Central Records Office, Melbourne

The Army History Unit, Canberra

The Vietnam Nominal Roll, Department of Veterans’ Affairs

National Servicemen’s Association of Australia

 

Honour Roll - Chronological

BORNEO

NUMBER

NAME

UNIT

DATE OF DEATH

3787083

Sapper R.N. BRIDGLAND

22 Const Sqdn

31-Jul-66

5713692

Sapper G.E. MILLS

22 Const Sqdn

9-Aug-66

VIETNAM

NUMBER

NAME

UNIT

DATE OF DEATH

4717546

Private E.W. NOACK

5RAR

24-May-66

3786921

Private L.T. FARREN

5RAR

10-Jun-66

3786634

Trooper T. Holland

1APC Sqdn

7-Jul-66

5713739

L/Cpl M. Tomas

5RAR

8-Jul-66

2782226

Private G. Knight

6RAR

9-Jul-66

3787580

Private A.T. PURCELL

6RAR

25-Jul-66

2781465

2/Lt G.C. Sharp

6RAR

18-Aug-66

2781847

L/Cpl J. Jewry

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1730993

Private A.F. McCormack

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1730994

Private D.J. McCormack

6RAR

18-Aug-66

3787607

Private C.J. Whiston

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1731040

Private D.J. Salveron

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1730929

Private G.A. Drabble

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1730941

Private K.H. Gant

6RAR

18-Aug-66

2781704

Private P.A. Large

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1730947

Private V.R. Grice

6RAR

18-Aug-66

1731013

Private W.D. Mitchell

6RAR

18-Aug-66

3786978

Private G.F.A. Warburton

5RAR

1-Oct-66

5713748

L/Cpl B.P. Watson

5RAR

10-Nov-66

3786696

Private P.C. Sullivan

5RAR

27-Dec-66
 

3787416

Private G.L. Tweedie

6RAR

28-Jan-67

2782783

Private D.R.J. Powter

6RAR

7-Feb-67

2781363

Private P.J. Arnold

6RAR

17-Feb-67

2781899

Private M.J. Birchell

6RAR

17-Feb-67

3786644

Trooper V.I. Pomroy

3 Cav Regt

17-Feb-67

5713981

Private B.D. Waters

6RAR

17-Feb-67

5713986

Private D.R. Webster

6RAR

17-Feb-67

5713804

Private D.M. Clark

5RAR

21-Feb-67

2782127

L/Cpl G.B. Green

5RAR

21-Feb-67

4717751

L/Cpl K.L Mitchinson

3 Cav Regt

21-Feb-67

5713751

Private J.C. Webster

5RAR

21-Feb-67

4717841

Trooper R.P. Wilsen

3 Cav Regt

21-Feb-67

2781994

Private P.R. Hart

6RAR

29-Mar-67

2782525

Private D.H. Bracewell

6RAR

30-Mar-67

1730888

Private W.J. Ashton

6RAR

3-Apr-67

2784015

Private R.E. Lloyd

5RAR

6-Apr-67

2781563

2nd Lt K P. Rinkin

5RAR

7-Apr-67

2782440

L/Cpl P.E. McDuff

2RAR

28-Apr-67

3788300

Sapper R.J.P. Deed

1 Fd Sqdn

10-May-67

2782555

Sapper G.T. Bartholomew

1 Fd Sqdn

18-May-67

2782812

Sapper G.V. Brady

1 Fd Sqdn

20-May-67

2782779

Sapper J.L. O’Hara

1 Fd Sqdn

20-May-67

3787889

Sapper D.L. Brooks

1 Fd Sqdn

22-May-67

3788172

Sapper T.J. Renshaw

1 Fd Sqdn

30-May-67

1731426

Private J.G. Cox

7RAR

26-Jun-67

4718082

L/Cpl R.M. Woolford

2RAR

1-Aug-67

*2412362

Private P.S. McGarry

2RAR

1-Aug-67

2785238

Private T.J. Cutcliffe 

2RAR

25-Aug-67

4718427

Private D.E. Nelson

2RAR

28-Sep-67

2785180

Private W.J. Brett

2RAR

30-Sep-67

1731955

Private L.J. Weston

2RAR

30-Sep-67

2784699

Private N.G. Allen

7RAR

10-Nov-67

3789232

Private N.V.G. Hawker

7RAR

27-Nov-67

3790094

Private N.C. Pettitt

2RAR

27-Nov-67

5714249

Private R.J. Bell

2RAR

30-Nov-67

6708488

Private F.A. Hyland

2RAR

1-Dec-67
 

1732186

Private D.W. Morrison

2RAR

26-Jan-68

5714453

Private A.E.J. Bell

7RAR

29-Jan-68

2785033

L/Cpl R.C. McMillan

7RAR

2-Feb-68

3789447

Private R.G. Perrin

7RAR

2-Feb-68

4719003

Private R.J. Caston

3RAR

4-Feb-68

6708763

Private G.R. Godden

3RAR

8-Feb-68

3787987

Lt L.A. Taylor 

3RAR

8-Feb-68

5714739

Private G.F. Mathews

3RAR

9-Feb-68

4718449

Private J. Rogers

2RAR

10-Feb-68

4718756

Private T.J. De Vries Van Leeuwen

3RAR

18-Feb-68

3789770

Private J.A. Doherty

3RAR

18-Feb-68

4719232

Sapper D.J. Steen

1 Fd Sqdn

18-Feb-68

3789448

Private D.B. Plain

HQ 1ATF

1-Mar-68

6708750

Sapper G.J. Coombs

1 Fd Sqdn

22-Mar-68

1731113

2/Lt J. Fraser

3RAR

24-Mar-68

4718368

L/Cpl R.L. Fisher

3RAR

26-Apr-68

2786313

Private E.J. Bailey

1RAR

13-May-68

2786748

Private J.A. O’Brien

1RAR

13-May-68

3791583

Gunner I.J. Scott

12 Fd Regt

13-May-68

3790566

Private L.R. Sheppard

1RAR

13-May-68

3791291

Private B.M. Trimble

1RAR

13-May-68

2784043

Cpl J.G. Pearce

1RAR

14-May-68

1731467

L/Cpl W.H. Martin

1RAR

16-May-68

2787255

Private A.J. Wallis

1RAR

16-May-68

1732408

Signaller A.H. Young

104 Sig Sqdn

16-May-68

1733095

Private B.T. Young

1RAR

16-May-68

3790530

Private L.N. Brown 

3RAR

26-May-68

3791033

Private J.W. Desnoy

3RAR

26-May-68

4718991

Private W.M. Thomas

3RAR

26-May-68

3790784

Private J.T. Worle

3RAR

28-May-68

2786017

Private D.E. Abbott

1RAR

30-May-68

5715206

Private S.J. Barnett

4RAR

27-Jun-68

2788524

Private P.E. Murray

1RAR

9-Jul-68

3790395

Trooper R.J. Gillard

3 Cav Regt

2-Aug-68

2787278

Private J.A. Campbell

3RAR

3-Aug-68

2787512

Private M. Muc

4RAR

13-Sep-68

2787793

Private M.J. Noonan

4RAR

13-Sep-68

4718097

L/Cpl R. Burns

4RAR

13-Sep-68

4719573

Private M. Sukmanowsky

1ARU

21-Sep-68

5715189

Private A.S. Williams

1RAR

21-Sep-68

4718946

Signaller D.E. Abraham

104 Sig Sqdn

29-Sep-68

2788283

Private B.N. Davidson

3RAR

1-Oct-68

6708915

Private K.F. Brewer

4RAR

8-Oct-68

1732701

Private P. Evans

1RAR

8-Oct-68

2787074

Private J.M. Slattery

1RAR

8-Oct-68

2786038

Private I.J. Thomson

3RAR

19-Oct-68

5715180

L/Cpl P.R.P. Van Rijsewijk

3RAR

19-Oct-68

3791207

Private J.R. Tinkham

4RAR

20-Oct-68

2787776

Private K.R. Houston

3RAR

25-Oct-68

4719160

L/Cpl A.V. Quigley

3RAR

5-Nov-68

5715657

Private I.J. Gibbs

1RAR

18-Nov-68

2784162

T/Cpl F.J. Annesley

1RAR

24-Nov-68

2786939

2/Lt T.E. Langlands

1RAR

24-Nov-68

2787069

L/Cpl J.M. Rands

1RAR

12-Dec-68

3791920

Tpr M.J. Hannaford

1 Armd Regt

14-Dec-68

3793157

Private R.J. Gaffney

9RAR

16-Dec-68

5715153

Private C.W. Roost

4RAR

23-Dec-68

2787020

Private R.J. Cox

1RAR

28-Dec-68
 

2788798

Private T.F. Meredith

9RAR

10-Jan-69

4719545

Private R.A. Phillips

9RAR

18-Jan-69

4717754

Private H R Musicka

9RAR

19-Jan-69

2788912

Private P.C. Smith

9RAR

19-Jan-69

4719981

Private B.J. Plane

9RAR

20-Jan-69

2787716

Private S. Graham

4RAR

31-Jan-69

1733037

Private J.S. Ramsay

4RAR

31-Jan-69

2788583

Private G.A. Archer

9RAR

4-Feb-69

2786525

Private R.A. Byrne

4RAR

11-Feb-69

2784478

Private R.A. McGuire

4RAR

16-Feb-69

1733375

Private V.N. Petersen

4RAR

16-Feb-69

4719367

Private G.J. Scales

9RAR

5-Mar-69

3793137

Private J.G. Manicola

1ARU

12-Mar-69

5715978

Private J.M.T. White

5RAR

4-Apr-69

2789508

Private B.R. George

9RAR

7-Apr-69

1734408

Private T.R. Black

9RAR

8-Apr-69

4719818

Private A. Remeljej

5RAR

11-Apr-69

5715701

Private L.H. McPherson

9RAR

12-Apr-69

2789684

Sapper P.J. Bramble

1 Fd Sqdn

22-May-69

3793403

Private P.F. Reidy

9RAR

25-May-69

2790880

Private W.E. Teeling

5RAR

6-Jun-69

2789790

Private P.J. Jackson

5RAR

15-Jun-69

4720253

Private T.C. Turner

5RAR

15-Jun-69

5716163

Private A.E. L. Waring

5RAR

16-Jun-69

5715633

L/Cpl K.I. Dewar

HQ 1ATF

24-Jun-69

1733547

Trooper R.G. Young

3 Cav Regt

24-Jun-69

2790417

Private G.D. Sorrensen

9RAR

30-Jun-69

*217961

Private L J Pettit

5RAR

4-Jul-69

2788085

Private H.L. Muller

5RAR

5-Jul-69

4719565

L/Cpl R.J. Abraham

9RAR

6-Jul-69

1733818

Private R.C. Kermode

9RAR

19-Jul-69

3794096

Private M. Loughman

HQ1ALSG

19-Jul-69

3794831

Sapper J. Smith

1 Fd Sqdn

23-Jul-69

3794377

Private J.C. McMillan

5RAR

31-Jul-69

3793566

Private B.F. Smith

5RAR

11-Aug-69

6709107

Private D.J. Banfield

5RAR

21-Aug-69

1734754

Private I.W. Kingston

6RAR

3-Sep-69

2787344

Private D.J.E. Fisher

3SAS

27-Sep-69

1734329

Private K.J. Prior

9RAR

2-Oct-69

5716228

Sapper A.L. Duncuff

1 Fd Sqdn

25-Oct-69

3794944

Private J.W. Hollaway

9RAR

26-Oct-69

1734491

Private M.P. Linton

5RAR

4-Nov-69

2791437

Sapper A. Lisle

1 Fd Sqdn

12-Nov-69

5716427

Private N.J. Cassano

5RAR

7-Dec-69

2791447

Sapper J.G. Greene

1 Fd Sqdn

8-Dec-69

3794895

Private A.R. Brown

6RAR

18-Dec-69

2790070

L/Cpl G.I. Stanford

6RAR

18-Dec-69