Mentioned In Despatches (MID)


Warrant Officer Class Two John Henry Bates.

Citation accompanying the award of mentioned in Dispatches to WO2 Bates.

Warrant Officer Bates has served on operations with 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment in Vietnam as a rifle Company Sergeant Major for eight months.

The standard set by Warrant Officer Bates at all times on operations inspired all ranks and contributed to the high morale and efficiency of his company. He has shown coolness and courage when in contact with the enemy.

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