Todd Matthew LANGLEY

LANGLEY, Todd Matthew

Service Number: 8265995
Enlisted: 18 April 1993
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd Commando Regiment
Born: Margaret River, Western Australia, 1976
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in Action, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 4 July 2011
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broomehill War Memorial, Geraldton Afghanistan Honour Roll, Sale RSL Afghanistan Honour Roll, Two Wells Afghanistan War Memorial, Yungaburra Afghanistan Avenue of Honour
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18 Apr 1993: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 8265995
4 Jul 2011: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Sergeant, 8265995, 2nd Commando Regiment

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Sergeant Todd LANGLEY enlisted in the Army on the 18 April 1993 and transferred to the regular Army on the 14 September 1994 and was posted to 1 RAR. On completion of the Commando selection and training course in 2004 was posted to 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (Commando), now 2nd Commando Regiment.

During Sergeant Todd Langley’s service in the Australian Army he deployed on the following operations:

  • OPERATION TANAGER (East Timor) - October 2000 – May 2001.
  • OPERATION CITADEL (East Timor) – May 2003 – October 2003.
  • OPERATION SLIPPER (Afghanistan) - February 2006 – May 2006.
  • OPERATION SLIPPER (Afghanistan) - May 2007 – August 2007.
  • OPERATION SLIPPER (Afghanistan) - December 2008.
  • OPERATION SLIPPER (Afghanistan) – July 2009 – November 2009.
  • OPERATION SLIPPER (Afghanistan) – March 2011 – July 2011.


Sergeant Todd Langley was awarded the following honours and awards:

  • Commendation for Distinguished Service 2002 and 2008,
  • Australian Active Service Medal with clasp East Timor, clasp ICAT,
  • Afghanistan Campaign medal,
  • Defence Long Service Medal,
  • Australian Defence medal,
  • United Nations Medal UNTAET,
  • NATO Non Article 5 Medal with clasp- ISAF,
  • Infantry Combat Badge and the Unit Citation for Gallantry.