Frederick William (Bushy) HOARE

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HOARE, Frederick William

Service Number: 15705
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, 19 August 1939
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Died of wounds, South Vietnam, 4 August 1969, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay, Queensland
Grave Location: C OF E - Section 2/Row 6/Plot 14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mackay Vietnam Memorial
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Vietnam War Service

14 May 1966: Involvement Australian Army, Corporal, SN 15705, HQ 1st Australian Task Force, Vietnam
7 Sep 1966: Involvement Australian Army, Corporal, SN 15705, 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)
8 May 1969: Involvement Australian Army, Corporal, SN 15705, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Date unknown: Involvement Australian Army, Corporal, SN 15705, 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)
Date unknown: Involvement Australian Army, Corporal, SN 15705, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Frederick Hoare after serving in the Indonesian confrontation before going to Vietnam then served with 9 Platoon, C Company, on the 5th Battalion's first tour of Duty in South Vietnam and was Wounded-in-Action on February 8, 1967.

'Bushy'later returned to Vietnam with 6 RAR and was wounded by a booby trap in a cave in the Long Hai hills, August 3, 1969, he died of wounds in 24 EVAC HOSP the next day.