Colin Joseph WHISTON

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WHISTON, Colin Joseph

Service Number: 3787607
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Born: Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, 8 May 1945
Home Town: Crib Point, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Schooling: St Josesph's Primary, Crib Point and Mornington High School
Occupation: Postman and Central Timbers Employee, Frankston
Died: Killed in Action, Long Tan, South Vietnam, 18 August 1966, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Crib Point Cemetery, Victoria
Memorials: 11 Platoon Delta Company Memorial Plaque, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, McLaren Vale Garden of Remembrance, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall, Rutherglen Long Tan Cross
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Vietnam War Service

13 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3787607
13 Jun 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3787607, 1st Australian Reinforcement Unit, Vietnam
4 Aug 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3787607, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
4 Aug 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3787607
18 Aug 1966: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3787607, 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), Long Tan

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