Glenn Alfred DRABBLE

DRABBLE, Glenn Alfred

Service Number: 1730929
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 14 January 1945
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, South Vietnam, 18 August 1966, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium, Brisbane
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 11 Platoon Delta Company Memorial Plaque, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, McLaren Vale Garden of Remembrance, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall, Redcliffe RSL Memorial Wall, Rutherglen Long Tan Cross, Seymour Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk Roll of Honour
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Vietnam War Service

2 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 1730929, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
2 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 1730929
18 Aug 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 1730929, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), Long Tan

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Service Record
Drabble , Glen Alfred
Service Army
Service Number 1730929
Rank Private
Date of Birth 14 01 1945
Place of Birth Brisbane Qld.
Date of Intake 30/6/1965
NS Training 1 RTB
Follow Up Training Inf Centre Ingelburn, NSW / 6 RAR Enoggera Qld & Phuc Tuy Province Vietnam / KIA Long Tan 18 08 1966
Basic Training Kapooka, NSW
Next of Kin at time of Service Mr & Mrs Drabble
Operational Service Vietnam - Also Awarded - UCG /US Pres Unit Citation / Sth Vietnam Golden Palm
Medals AASM 1945-1975 / Vietnam Campaign Medal / ADM / ANSM / South Vietnam Star

Information from Nashos Nominal Roll

Birth: Jan. 14, 1945
Queensland, Australia
Death: Aug. 18, 1966, Vietnam

1730929 Private. Glenn Alfred Drabble Age 21
D Company 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment.
Drabble was with 11 Platoon D Company, he was killed at the Battle of Long Tan in Phuoc Tuy on 18th August 1966.
(Awarded the US Presidential Unit Citation for the Battle of LONG TAN, VIETNAM)

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