5RAR Roll of Honour

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29635 Captain. Robert B. Milligan, 30

Taree, NSW.

Robert Milligan joined the army on September 2, 1956 aged 19. he graduated from Officer Cadet School Portsea 'Dux' of his class. He served as a lieutenant with the Pacific Islands Regiment, Papua New Guinea.
Captain Milligan was 2nd in command of C Company when on the morning of February 14 1967, during a search of Xa An Nhut village, a mine exploded killing Captain Milligan, Major Bourne and Captain Williams.

Official Commemoration: NSW - Macquarie Park Cemetery
Commemoration Position: General Lawn - Row 17 - Grave 54

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