Captain Robert B. MilliganPrint Page
A plaque commemorates Captain Robert B. Milligan killed in action in South Vietnam in 1967.
Robert Milligan joined the army on September 2, 1956 at the age of 19. He graduated from Officer Cadet School Portsea as Dux of his class. He served as a lieutenant with the Pacific Islands Regiment, Papua New Guinea. Captain Milligan was 2nd in Command of C Company when on the morning of February 14 1967, during a search of Xa An Nhut village, a mine exploded killing Captain Milligan, Major Bourne, and Captain Williams.
|Address:||Albert Street, Taree High School, Taree, 2430|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.909686|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-February-1967|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-February-1967|