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Vietnam Vanguard

Appendix A. 5th Battalion Decorations and Awards: Vietnam 1966–67

Distinguished Service Order

Lieutenant Colonel John Arnold Warr

Military Cross

Second Lieutenant Michael Joseph Gunther Deak (Michael von Berg)

Second Lieutenant John Douglas McAloney

Second Lieutenant Dennis Claude Rainer

Military Medal

Private Colin John Cogswell

Private Peter Fraser

British Empire Medal

Sergeant Robert George Armitage

Commendation for Distinguished Service

Sergeant Robert George Armitage (gazetted in Vietnam End of War List 3 June 1998)

Mentioned in Dispatches

Major Owen Maxwell Carroll

Major Paul Netherton Greenhalgh

Major Ivor Ronald John Hodgkinson MBE

Major Stanley John Maizey

Major Malcolm Bruce McQualter*

Captain Peter James Isaacs

Captain Harold Anthony Duckett White

Captain Robert John O’Neill

Lieutenant John Curtis Hartley (two awards)

Lieutenant John Carruthers*

Second Lieutenant Dennis Claude Rainer

Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Malcolm Hughson

Sergeant Robert George Armitage

Corporal Norman James Womal*

Private William Roy Cavanagh

Private Sydney Lawrence Shore

Private Arthur Douglas Hillier

Private Lawrence Victor Lewis

* posthumously

Citations accompanying these awards can be found on the 5 RAR Association website: www.5rar.asn.au/history/awards.htm.


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