David John BRIAN

BRIAN, David John

Service Number: 29720
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 27 November 1938
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Sydney Boys' Grammar School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Accidental (Gunshot wound), Malaya / Thailand Border, Malaya/Thailand Border, 22 June 1956, aged 17 years
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium, Brisbane
*Remains repatriated to Australia in 2016 from Terendak Military Cemetery Malaysia, Pinnaroo Cemetery and Crematorium, Bridgeman Downs, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Taiping (Kamunting Road) Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Officer Cadet School Portsea Memorial
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Malaysia / Indonesia Confrontation Service

1 Jan 1963: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Lieutenant, 29720, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), Although nominally during the period of 'Konfrontasi', this action took place at the tail end of the Malayan Emergency Communist insurgency, patrolling the Thai / Malaysian border regions where Communist Terrorists (CTs) took refuge.

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