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22-June-2017
22-June-2017
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A plaque commemorates Captain Robert B. Milligan who was 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.

 

Location

Address:Albert Street, Taree High School, Taree, 2430
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.909686
Long: 152.463303
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:14-February-1967
Actual Event End Date:14-February-1967

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of Capt. Robert B. Milligan

K.I.A. South Vietnam

14th February, 1967

Student Taree High School 1948 - 1952

"Lest we forget"

M.D.V.V.A 93

Source: MA,SKP
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