Leonard PAVICH

PAVICH, Leonard

Service Number: 312606
Enlisted: 10 April 1968, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Born: Zadar, Croatia, 26 March 1951
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Hawthorn Marist Brothers, Melbourne
Occupation: Security Team Leader (GMH) Elizabeth SA
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Vietnam War Service

10 Apr 1968: Enlisted Australian Army, SN 312606, Melbourne, Victoria
12 May 1970: Involvement Australian Army, Lance Corporal, SN 312606, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
10 Apr 1971: Discharged Australian Army, SN 312606

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Biography

Leonard Pavich, SERN: 312606 - Joined 10 Apr 1968 and was discharged on 10 Apr 1971 in Melbourne. He was originally a refugee from Yugoslavia arriving in Australia in 1960. He served with 2RAR/NZ (A. Coy., Vietnam 1970/71). In 1975 I presented Terry Fincher my Nottingham Back Streets portfolio and was subsequently listed with his Agency Photographers International...at this time all my slides were back in Australia but the Vietnam connection and his recent coverage of the Yom Kippur War,where I was living on a kibbutz was also a point of mutual bonding. I returned to Australia in 1978 and began an entirely normal life by past standards.

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