Robert Tom CONVERY

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CONVERY, Robert Tom

Service Number: 38627
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 9th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR)
Born: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 9 December 1946
Home Town: Broadmeadows, Hume, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Murdered, South Vietnam, 23 November 1969, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria
Roman Catholic, Compartment S Grave 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Vietnam War Service

19 Nov 1968: Involvement Australian Army, SN 38627, 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit
17 Dec 1968: Involvement SN 38627, 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR)
13 Feb 1969: Involvement Australian Army, SN 38627, 1st Australian Logistics Support Group
30 Mar 1969: Involvement Australian Army, Lieutenant, SN 38627, 9th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR)

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Biography

Birth: Dec. 9, 1946
Birmingham
Warwickshire, England
Death: Nov. 23, 1969, Vietnam

38627 Lieutenant Robert Tom Convery Age 22
9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Convery was murdered by a grenade being placed next to him in his tent at Nui Dat around midnight, five days before he was due to return home on 23rd November 1969. A soldier, 61905 Private Peter Denzil Allen, was imprisoned for life for his murder. Buried Fawkner Cemetery Victoria.

Inscription:
38627 LIEUTENANT
R.T. CONVERY
9 BATTALION
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT
23RD NOVEMBER 1969 AGE 22

LOVED SON OF BERNARD AND MARY
"LEST WE FORGET"


Note: Also Remembered in Garden of Remembrance Melbourne Victoria

Information from Find a Grave Memorial

 

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