Colin Thomas LITHGOW

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LITHGOW, Colin Thomas

Service Number: 214752
Enlisted: 8 June 1966
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Born: Strathfield, New South Wales, 3 March 1939
Home Town: Belfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in Action, South Vietnam, 2 December 1966, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place
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Vietnam War Service

8 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Corporal, SN 214752, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
8 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN 214752
8 Jun 1966: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN 214752
2 Dec 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Corporal, SN 214752, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), Operation Ingham
2 Dec 1966: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN 214752
Date unknown: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Lance Corporal, SN 214752, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), Long Tan

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"...Lance Corporal Colin Lithgow of Belfield, NSW, ...D Coy 6RAR was... killed by a CHICOM mine while on Operation Ingham on 22 Dec 1966."