CPL Reginald Hedley Hillier

CPL Reginald Hedley Hillier

Birth
Coonabarabran, Warrumbungle Shire, New South Wales, Australia
Death 29 Nov 1965 (aged 26)
Vietnam
Burial Adelaide River, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia
Memorial ID 23379374 · View Source
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42774 Corporal. Reginald Hedley Hillier, 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment Age 26 from Coonabarabran NSW. Hillier was killed in action at Vo Dat, Binh Tuy Province 29th November 1965. He was awarded a Mention in Despatches (MID. The South Vietnamese Government awarded him a Military Merit Medal and Gallantry Cross with Palm, describing him as a courageous combatant. He is the only Northern Territory Veteran killed in Vietnam.

Gravesite Details Repatriated ex Terendak, Malaysia - 2nd June 2016.

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  • Maintained by: John Winterbotham
  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 13 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23379374
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Reginald Hedley Hillier (12 Sep 1939–29 Nov 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23379374, citing Adelaide River War Cemetery, Adelaide River, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia ; Maintained by John Winterbotham (contributor 48166878) .