Today's Honour Roll

August
26
Today's Honour Roll recognizes 325 Australians who fell on this day in history.
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Name Date of Death Conflict
SMITH, Edwin Richardson 26 Aug 1916 World War 1
BRYAN, Edward John 26 Aug 1918 World War 1
DIXON, Alfred Odessa 26 Aug 1918 World War 1
TURNER, Bassie 26 Aug 1915 World War 1
DALY, John 26 Aug 1916 World War 1

Vale Timothy Andrew Fischer AC (3 May 1946 – 22 August 2019)

Vale Timothy Andrew Fischer AC (3 May 1946 – 22 August 2019)

 

Today we acknowledge the passing of former deputy Prime Minister Timothy Andrew Fischer AC from leukaemia at the age of 73.

In 1966 he was conscripted into the Australian Army and commissioned at the Officer Training Unit, Scheyville. Fischer served with the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment between July 1966 and March 1969 as a second lieutenant. With his battalion, he served in the Vietnam War and was wounded in the Battle of Coral-Balmoral in May–June 1968.

You can view his profile HERE