Kenneth James BOARDMAN

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BOARDMAN, Kenneth James

Service Number: 218336
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Cavalry Regiment
Born: Burwood, New South Wales, 28 October 1948
Home Town: Burwood, Burwood, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, South Vietnam, 12 June 1971, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium, N.S.W.
Anglican Monumental Sect 8 Grave 815
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cavalry Memorial (Tongala) Vietnam 1965-1972, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam War Service

18 Feb 1969: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), SN 218336, 3rd Cavalry Regiment
13 May 1969: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), SN 218336, 3rd Cavalry Regiment
25 Mar 1971: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), SN 218336, HQ 1st Australian Task Force, Vietnam
12 Jun 1971: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Corporal, SN 218336, 3rd Cavalry Regiment

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Biography

Royal Australian Armoured Corps

Rank - Corporal

A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment 12/06/1971
A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment 18/02/1969 12/05/1969
B Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment 13/05/1969 21/02/1970
Headquarters, 1st Australian Task Force 25/03/1971

218336 Corporal Kenneth James Boardman Aged 22
3rd Cavalry Regiment Royal Australian Armoured Corps.
Killed in Action 12 June 1971, whilst Crew Commander of Armoured Personnel Carrier "Tango Alpha 84 Bravo" in the Phuoc Tuy - Long Khanh Province border area when the APC he was commanding was ambushed during Operation "Overlord".

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