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Malcolm McQualter
235136 Major. Malcolm B. McQualter, 29
Braidwood, NSW.

After Graduation from the Royal Military College Duntroon, Major McQualter served in Malaya before becoming Officer Commanding B Company. On February 21 1967, during a search-and-destroy operation in the Long Hai Hills, the leading APC hit a 500lb land mine killing eight and wounding several others. As Major McQualter came forward to take control a 'Jumping Jack' mine was tripped wounding him and others. He died of his wounds on March 5, 1967.

Official Commemoration: NSW - Northern Suburbs Crematorium
Commemoration Position: Niche 173 - QH

 

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