Lance Corporal Jason MarksPrint Page
Lance Corporal Jason Marks enlisted in the Australian Regular Army on the 2 March 1999. After initial training, he was posted to the 4th Field Regiment as a Gunner until 2003, whereupon he transferred to the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps as a Medical Assistant.
In 2005, he undertook Special Forces Entry and Commando Selection, after which he transferred to the Royal Australian Infantry Corps and posted to the 4th Battalion (Commando), The Royal Australian Regiment. Jason saw operational service in East Timor and Afghanistan, where he was deployed to both theatres on more than one occasion.
Jason was awarded the Unit Citation for Gallantry for the outstanding achievements of his unit during their deployment to Afghanistan as part of the Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) in 2006.
Whilst deployed in Afghanistan as part of the SOTG in 2008, Jason was killed in action during a gun-battle with Taliban extremists.
|Address:||Crinum Street, Memorial Park , Capella, 4723|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -23.084808|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-April-2008|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-April-2008|
LANCE CORPORAL JASON MARKS
SERVICE NO, 8240607
4 BATTALION, ROYAL AUSTRALIA REGIMENT (COMMANDO)
KILLED 27th APRIL 2008