Peter Edward CLEMENTS

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CLEMENTS, Peter Edward

Service Number: 54570
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron
Born: Cunderdin, Western Australia , 8 April 1945
Home Town: Cunderdin, Cunderdin, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Died of Wounds (received at Long Tan), South Vietnam, South Vietnam, Vietnam, 27 August 1966, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Moora Cemetery
Plot - RC Grave 174, Moora Cemetery, Moora, Western Australia, Australia
Memorials: 11 Platoon Delta Company Memorial Plaque, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, McLaren Vale Garden of Remembrance, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall, Rutherglen Long Tan Cross, Tongala Cavalry Memorial Vietnam 1965-1972
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Vietnam War Service

25 May 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Corporal, SN 54570
25 May 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Corporal, SN 54570, 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron
18 Aug 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Corporal, SN 54570, 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron, Long Tan
18 Aug 1966: Wounded Corporal, SN 54570, 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron, Long Tan

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Biography

Birth: Apr. 8, 1945
Cunderdin
Western Australia, Australia
Death: Aug. 27, 1966, Vietnam

54570 Temporary Corporal Peter Edward Clements Age 21.
1st Armoured Personal Carrier Squadron
On the night of 18th August 1966 while relieving troops at the Battle of Long Tan he was fatally wounded . He died at 36th Evacuation. Hospital, Vung Tau nine days later on 27th August 1966.
Peter was recommended for the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry and was awarded the RVN CG with Gold Star (RVN CG GS).

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