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Marinko  Tomas
5713739 Lance Corporal Marinko  Tomas, 21
Nannup, Western Australia.

A farmer, just outside Nannup WA, when he was called up on June 30, 1965. Marinko died from shrapnel wounds fired by friendly artillery fire on July 8, 1966 in Phuoc Tuy Province.
'Titch' was the first national serviceman from Western Australia to be killed in action.

Official commemoration: WA - Nannup Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Section B - Grave 36

 

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