Service Number: 3787607

Rank: Private

Unit: 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: Vietnam, 1962-1975

Conflict eligibility date:  Vietnam, 1962-1975

The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.

Read more

Date of death: 18 August 1966

Place of death: South Vietnam, Vietnam

Cause of death: Killed in action

Age at death: 21

Cemetery or memorial details: Crib Point Cemetery, Crib Point, Victoria, Australia

Source: AWM153 Roll of Honour cards, Vietnam

Location on the Roll of Honour

Colin Joseph Whiston's name is located at 5 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Colin Joseph Whiston's is located

Personal Service Records

For information on how to access service records please see Personal service records: Australian service.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

Print a Roll of Honour certificate
Internal use only