Biography

Birth date: 19 January 1929
Birth place: Australia: Victoria
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Service number: 335011 - Korea, 1950-1953
335011 - Vietnam, 1962-1975
Units:
  • 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
  • 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
  • Conflict: Korea, 1950-1953

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
  • Conflict: Vietnam, 1962-1975

Collection Items

Film

3 RAR train for Vietnam

A Seven National News item by Chris Gun on the South Australian based 3 Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment's preparations for service in Vietnam. Chris Gun interviews 3 RAR's Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Francis Peter Scott on camera.

F03619

Photograph

P02208.004

Imjin River area, Korea, 1951-08-08. The Right Honourable Richard G. Casey (centre), Australia's Minister for External Affairs, delivers an impromptu speech to the assembled members of 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR). The soldiers wanted to question Casey about the...

P02208.004

P02208.036

Korea, 1952-05. Informal outdoors portrait of the officers of 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), in a reserve area. The soldiers are, left to right, back row: 1/113 Captain Alexander Vogler (Alec) Preece, the company second-in-command; 3/395 Major Jeffrey James (Jim)...

P02208.036

Timeline

Date of birth 1929-01-19
Other units 1971-02-12 - 1971-10-19 Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment.