9th ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGT

Remembering An Irish Vietnam Veteran

   IN THE SERVICE OF WORLD PEACE & FREEDOM

         

         PROFILE - PRIVATE GEORGE NAGLE     

 

                                            SERVICE IN AUSTRALIAN FORCES

Rank                                  Private / Rifleman

 

Service Number              39565

 

Unit                                     5 Platoon B Company 9 Royal Australian Regiment

                                             (RA INF)

 

Service                              Army / Infantry  -  ( Volunteer ) 1967 to 1969

 

Conflict                              Vietnam, 1962-1972

 

Date of Birth                   1945   (Clonmel Co. Tipperary Ireland )

 

Date of Death                 06 January 1969

 

Place of Death                Phuoc Tuy Province Republic of  South Vietnam

 

Cause of Death              Killed In Action - Multiple Fragmentation Wounds

 

            Next Of Kin                    Mrs. E. Nagle, Mother - Clonmel County Tipperary

                                                        Ireland

 

            Home of Record            Australia

 

            Memorials                       Australian National War Memorial Canberra (Panel 5)

                                                        Australian Vietnam Memorial Canberra

                                                        Garden Of Remembrance - Melbourne   (Wall 46 Row B)

                                                        Tipperary Remembrance Arch – Tipperary Ireland

                                                        Buried in St. Patricks Cemetery Clonmel

                                                        Co. Tipperary Ireland

 

Source                              AWM 153 Roll of Honour Cards, Vietnam

 

Military Awards               Australian Active Service Medal

                                              Australian Defence Medal

                                              Australian Vietnam Service Medal

                                              Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

                                              Infantry Combat Badge

                                            SERVICE IN IRISH DEFENCE FORCES

Rank                                   Private 3 Star

Service Number               813822

Unit                                      D Company 12 Infantry Battalion - Kickham Barracks

Term of Service               1963 to 1966

Military Awards               Irish  UN Peacekeepers Medal

                                              UNFICPY Medal  ( Irish Contingent Cyprus - Two Tours )