John Warren TWOMEY

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TWOMEY, John Warren

Service Numbers: 34675, 1200750
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 22 December 1933
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Died of wounds, Long Giao, South Vietnam, 20 September 1967, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium
Grave Location: Portion 4, Section ANZAC, Grave 177 - also Qld Garden of Remembrance: Wall 5, Row H
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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Korean War Service

5 Sep 1953: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN 34675, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)

Vietnam War Service

9 May 1967: Involvement Australian Army, Sergeant, SN 1200750, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)

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Biography

"1200750 Sergeant John Warren Twomey, 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Age 33 from Melbourne VIC. He died of gunshot wounds on 20th September 1967 in US 7th Surgical Hospital Long Giao after his patrol was ambushed two hours earlier in Xa Bong. Also Served KOREA - Regt No: 3/4675." - SOURCE (www.findagrave.com)