Biography

Birth date: 14 March 1919
Birth place: Australia: Queensland, Toowoomba
Death date: 14 March 1993
Final rank: Brigadier
Conflict: 282 (NX117028) - Second World War, 1939-1945
Vietnam, 1962-1975
Unit: Australian Army Service Corps

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: Australian Army Service Corps
  • Conflict: Unlinked Conflict

Honours and Awards : Commander of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: Australian Army Service Corps
  • Conflict: Unlinked Conflict

Collection Items

Photograph

080091

MAPEE AREA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QLD. 1944-09-11. VX12014 MAJOR-GENERAL E.J. MILFORD, DSO, GOC 7TH DIVISION (5), NX117028 MAJOR P.L. TANCRED, OFFICER COMMANDING 2/3RD COMMANDO SQUADRON (6), DURING AN INSPECTION OF THE UNIT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- TROOPER R. SCHELLENBERGER (1); LANCE-CORPORAL...

080091

GIL/67/0312/VN

Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967. Brigadier P. L. Tancred (second from right) is welcomed to the 1st Australian Task Force Headquarters. With him is Lieutenant-General Tran Ngoc Tam (right), Chairman of the Free World Military Assistance Organisation located in Saigon.

GIL/67/0312/VN

GIL/67/0313/VN

Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967. Brigadier P. L. Tancred (left) is welcomed to the 1st Australian Task Force Headquarters by Brigadier Stuart Graham, Task Force Commander and Lieutenant-General Tran Ngoc Tam, who is Chairman of the Free World Military Assistance Organisation located in Saigon. Brigadier...

GIL/67/0313/VN

SMT/66/0179/EC

Victoria Barracks, NSW. 20 July 1966. Nearly $500 worth of surfboard equipment was donated Australian Army troops serving in South Vietnam by seven manufacturers. Pictured receiving the equipment from Denis McDonagh of McDonagh Bros Surf Boards Pty, Ltd, Harbord Road, Brookvale, is the Acting Chief...

SMT/66/0179/EC

080107

KAIRI AREA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QUEENSLAND. 1944-09-11. VX12014 MAJOR-GENERAL E.J. MILFORD, DSO, GOC 7TH DIVISION (3) WITH SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE 2/7TH CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- VX56 MAJOR I.E. KERR (1); VX322 MAJOR K.G. MACKENZIE (2); VX34170 LIEUTENANT P.H. ALLEN...

080107

080110

KAIRI AREA, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QUEENSLAND. 1944-09-11. THE COMMANDING OFFICER AND SQUADRON COMMANDERS OF THE 2/7TH CAVALRY (COMMANDO) REGIMENT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- VX48323 CAPTAIN H. FLOOD, ADJUTANT (1); NX117028 MAJOR P.L. TANCRED (2); VX56 MAJOR I.E. KERR (3); WX361 LIEUTENANT-COLONEL...

080110

Timeline

Date of birth 1919-03-14
Date of death 1993-03-14