ARNOLD Robert Douglas (Bob) DSM OAM

Australian Army Born Carnarvon WA 4 March 1929

Service No: 5353.  Enlisted AIF 18 March 1947, British Commonwealth Occupation Force 1951-52; Commissioned Lieutenant Australian Regular Army 1957; Officer Commanding 2 Advanced Ordnance Depot South Vietnam 1969-70 (Distinguished Service Medal) (Mentioned in Dispatches); Training UK, USA, Canada 1971-72; Director of Supply Papua New Guinea Defence Forces 1974-76; CO 51 Supply Battalion 1976-1978; Retired Lieutenant Colonel 1978. Member RAAOC Association, Perth Legacy, Association of Independent Retirees. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) – End of War List Special Gazette 1998 Honours List: 3 June 1998. Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM): For service to veterans, and to the community: 26 January 2015. Highgate Golden Oldie.

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