Vale Notice - Corporal Richard Atkinson
Corporal Richard Atkinson was born in Hobart, Tasmania in May 1988.
Richard enlisted in the Australian Regular Army in April 2007 and was subsequently posted to the 1st Combat Engineer Regiment, with whom he deployed to Afghanistan in October 2010.
Richard was in command of a Combat Engineer search section during an Australian patrol through the Tangi Valley in the Deh Rawud region. He was Killed In Action on 2nd February 2011 when an insurgen ..
Vale notice - Sapper Jacob Moerland
Sapper Jacob Moerland was born in Cairns, Queensland in January 1989.
Jacob enlisted into the Australian Regular Army in July 2007. After basic training and two years service with the 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment, Jacob deployed to Afghanistan in January 2010.
Jacob was involved in a route clearance task ahead of an Australian patrol in the Mirabad Valley on 7th June 2010. He was inspecting a suspected improvised explosive device when it was detona ..
Vale Notice - Sapper Darren Smith
Sapper Darren Smith was born in Adelaide, South Australia in November 1984.
Darren enlisted into the Australian Army Reserve in November 2001. Darren subsequently transferred to the Australian Regular Army in October 2004. After five years service in the Royal Australian Engineers, Darren deployed to Afghanistan in March 2010 while posted to the 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment.
Darren was involved in a route clearance task ahead of an Australian patrol ..
Vale Notice - Sergeant Brett Till
Sergeant Brett Till was born in Campsie New South Wales, in September 1977.
He enlisted in the Australian Regular Army in July 2001. After eight years of service in the Royal Australian Engineers, Brett was posted to the Incident Response Regiment, with whom deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician.
During a route clearance task on 19th March 2009 for an Australian patrol, Brett was Killed In Action on while attemp ..