Trevor James ATTWOOD


ATTWOOD, Trevor James

Service Number: 2794278
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: HQ 1st Australian Task Force, Vietnam
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 14 February 1948
Home Town: Uralla, Uralla, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, South Vietnam, 12 June 1971, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Uralla Cemetery
CofE - AD, Grave 56
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam War Service

10 Sep 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), SN 2794278, 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit
8 Oct 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 2794278, 7th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR)
10 Feb 1971: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 2794278, HQ 1st Australian Task Force, Vietnam

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Birth: Feb. 14, 1948
New South Wales, Australia
Death: Jun. 12, 1971, Vietnam

2794278 Private Trevor James Attwood
HQ 1st Australian Task Force
From Uralla NSW. Died 12 June 1971, in the Phuoc Tuy - Long Khanh Province border area when an APC he was riding on was ambushed during Operation "Overlord" Age 23.  2794278 a National Serviceman from Uralla.Rifleman 3rd Section D&E platoon.Killed in Action in the Phuoc Tuy-Long Khanh Province border area.He was riding in an Armoured Personel Carrier that was ambushed.A box of Claymore mines that was stored on the APC was ignited by a rocket grenade and exploded.

Information from Find a Grave Memorial

National Service Training 1RTB commemced 1 October 1969 at Kapooka, NSW. NOK Mr and Mrs Attwood. Medals AASM / Vietnam Campaign Medal / ADM / ANSM / South Vietnam Star.

 Information from NOMINAL ROLL of NASHOS WHO SERVED 1951 to 1972