Private Colin Joseph Whiston

Service number 3787607
Birth Date 08 May 1945
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 18 August 1966
Death Place Vietnam: South Vietnam
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Army
Unit 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Places
Conflict/Operation Vietnam, 1962-1975
Description

Colin Joseph Whiston was born on 8 May 1945 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was a National Serviceman in the Australia Army. He served in Vietnam with the 1 Australia Reinforcement Unit from 13 June 1966 to 3 August 1966 when he transferred to 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment. Private Whiston was killed in action on 18 August 1966. He is commemorated in the Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
    Conflict
    Vietnam, 1962-1975
    Rank
    Private

Timeline

Date of birth 08 May 1945
Date of death 18 August 1966