Robert Bruce MILLIGAN

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MILLIGAN, Robert Bruce

Service Number: 29635
Enlisted: 2 August 1956
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)
Born: Taree, New South Wales, Australia , 16 July 1936
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Killed in action, South Vietnam, 14 February 1967, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium
General Lawn - Row 17 - Grave 54
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Non Warlike Service

2 Aug 1956: Enlisted Australian Army

Vietnam War Service

22 Apr 1966: Involvement Australian Army, Captain, SN 29635, 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)
22 Apr 1966: Involvement Australian Army, Captain, SN 29635, 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Dux of his class at Officer Cadet School Portsea

Sserved with Pacific Islands Regiment, (PIR)Papua New Guineaas as lieutenan.

Captain Bob Milligan was 2IC C Company 5RAR when killed in a mine incident at  Xa An Nhut village Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam.