Lionel James BAXTER


BAXTER, Lionel James

Service Number: 1200128
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR)
Born: St George, Queensland, Australia, 2 July 1937
Home Town: St George, Balonne Shire, Queensland
Schooling: Thallon State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in Action, South Vietnam, 15 March 1966, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Warwick War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
RSL. C. 23
Memorials: Allora WW2 Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Goomburra Honour Roll, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall, Townsville HB - 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Warwick War Memorial
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Vietnam War Service

10 Jul 1965: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 1200128, 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR)
10 Jul 1965: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 1200128

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1200128 Pte Lionel James Baxter Age 20
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Killed in Action by Gun Shot Wound in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam

Information from Fina a Grave Memorial

1200128 1RAR - Private. Lionel James Baxter 29 from Allora QLD. Baxter was killed in action in Phuoc Tuy, 15th March 1966. His gun jammed during the fire-fight. Buried Warwick (RSL) Cemetery QLD

Information from Vietnam Veterans Honour Roll