Australian Military Forces Hat Badge
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment title
Gordon D'Antoine
54865 Private. Gordon H. D'Antoine, 20
Derby, Western Australia.

A junior postal officer when he enlisted in February 1964.
He was a member of the Assault Pioneer Platoon when on October 18 1966, guarding the entrance to a cave as his platoon searched for booby traps, Gordon was shot in the back by a sniper and died enroute to the US 36th Evacuation Hospital Vung Tau.

Official Commemoration: WA - Karrakatta Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Roman Catholic - KA - 793A

 

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