Australian Military Forces Hat Badge
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment title
Michael D. Poole
342916 Private. Michael D. Poole, 20
Fitzroy Melbourne, Victoria.

Enlisted in the army's special section, ( Bandsman ) on July 2, 1962 and was posted to the Battalion for its first tour in 1966. Stretcher Bearer Poole died from a massive land mine in the long Hai Hills on February 21, 1967.
Eight other soldiers were killed and nineteen were wounded.

Official Commemoration: VIC - Dromana Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Roman Catholic - 11 3

 

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