Lindsay Noel BROWN

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BROWN, Lindsay Noel

Service Number: 3790530
Enlisted: 1 February 1967, Melbourne Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, 25 December 1945
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, Long Binh, FSB Balmoral, South Vietnam, South Vietnam, Vietnam, 26 May 1968, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Benalla Cemetery, Victoria
Plot: Meth Section B Plot 177, Benalla Cemetery, Benalla, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Benalla War Memorial, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall
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Vietnam War Service

1 Feb 1967: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3790530, Army Training Units, Melbourne Victoria
28 Dec 1967: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3790530, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
28 Dec 1967: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3790530
12 May 1968: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3790530, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), FSB Coral / Balmoral - Vietnam

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Biography

3790530 BROWN Lindsay Noel, Aged 22,
3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
He was an apprentice fitter and turner when called up in February 1967. The rifleman private with 3RAR was killed in an enemy attack on Fire Support Base Coral, Bien Hoa, in the early hours of May 26, 1968. The defence of Firebases Coral and Balmoral was the largest Australian action of the Vietnam war.