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Graham F. A. Warburton
3786978 Private. Graham F. A. Warburton,21
Warrnambool, Victoria.

Posted to D Company as a rifleman private. On October 1, 1966, as the platoon's forward scout, Graham Warburton was shot by an enemy sniper as he searched a clearing. He died enroute to the US 36th Evacuation Hospital Vung Tau.
Note: Future soldiers knew the mountain chain to the west of the Task Force Base as the 'Warburtons' or 'Warbies' They were so named after this courageous soldier.

Official commemoration: VIC - Warrnambool Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Roman Catholic - 29 - B - 46

 

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