Australian Military Forces Hat Badge
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment title
 Norman J. Womal
15170 Corporal. Norman J. Womal, 28
Bowen, Queensland.

Corporal Womal enlisted in the army in April 1959, after two years service with the Citizens Military Forces. Norm saw active service in Malaya 1959-61.
On October 17 1966, the NCO was leading his section to clear snipers from caves on the Nui Thi Vai Mountains when he was shot through the neck. He continued to position his men and direct their fire but died awaiting evacuation.

Official Commemoration: QLD - Bowen Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Church of England - Grave 2798

 

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