Roll of Honour Richard Alfred Aldersea

Service number 55120
Rank Private
Unit 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Vietnam, 1962-1975
Conflict Eligibility Date Vietnam, 1962-1975
Date of Death 18 August 1966
Place of Death South Vietnam, Vietnam
Cause of Death Killed in action
Age at Death 20
Cemetery or Memorial Details Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Location on the Roll of Honour

Richard Alfred Aldersea's name is located at panel 5 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Richard Alfred Aldersea's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 06 July 2023 at 10:23pm
  • Fri 22 September 2023 at 8:29pm
  • Thu 04 January 2024 at 1:33am
  • Wed 10 April 2024 at 2:44am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.