Thomas William CHECKLEY

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CHECKLEY, Thomas William

Service Number: 311534
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 131 Divisional Locating Battery
Born: Buxton, Derbyshire, England, 18 February 1938
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (fell from moving vehicle), South Vietnam, 5 August 1966, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Buxton Cemetery, Derbyshire, England
Note: Repatriated ex Terendak Military Cemetery, Malaysia - 2nd Jun 2016
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place
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Vietnam War Service

22 Apr 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Gunner, SN 311534
5 Aug 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Gunner, SN 311534, 131 Divisional Locating Battery

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Biography

Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery, 131 Locating Battery

Rank - Gunner

Served in Vietnam from 22 April 1966 to 5 August 1966

Birth: Feb. 18, 1938
Buxton
Derbyshire, England
Death: Aug. 5, 1966, Vietnam

311534 Gunner Thomas William Checkley
Detachment 131 Divisional Locating Battery
Royal Australian Corps of Artillery (RAA)
He died after falling from a vehicle returning from Vung Tau in Vietnam Age 28.

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