Stanley Edwin RADOMI

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RADOMI, Stanley Edwin

Service Number: 43573
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Born: Rosewater, South Australia , 25 September 1945
Home Town: Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Accidental , South Vietnam, 28 September 1967, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Adelaide Vietnam War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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Vietnam War Service

19 May 1967: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN 43573, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)

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Biography

Stanley served with the 2nd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment in South Vietnam. He had been in country 133 days at the time of his death. 

"...(During an) exercise demonstrating Light Fire Team (LFT) support between D Company 2RAR and helicopters of the US Army 118th Assault Helicopter Company... to train the officers and NCOs of 2RAR in the control and direction of the LFT helicopters, marking targets and experiencing close rocket support... one rocket veered to the left and struck a group of soldiers from 11 and 12 Platoons, 2RAR. Pte Radomi, 2782440 Lance Corporal McDuff and 4718427 Pte Dennis Edwin Nelson were killed..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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