Service Number: 310089
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2
Last Unit: Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)
Born: Sheaham Harbour, England, 19 January 1928
Home Town: Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Accidental (drowned), South Vietnam, 27 December 1968, aged 40 years
Cemetery: Sale Public (and War) Cemetery, Victoria
Roman Catholic Plot - Row B - Grave 2 Originally interred Terendak Cemetery Malaysia. Remains repatriated 2nd June 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

19 Nov 1968: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Warrant Officer Class 2, SN 310089, Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

John was serving with the AATTV at the time of his death and had only been in country 39 days. 

"310089 Warrant Officer 2 John Garrigan, Australian Army Training Team Age 40, Born England. He drowned when his Armored Personnel Carrier struck a submerged object crossing the the Cua Viet River and overturned in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam on the morning of 27th December 1968. He had seven children." - SOURCE (