1113 Colonel Alexander Vogler Preece, DSO LVO

Date of birth1926 Ayr, QLD 

Served with the 3rd Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) in Korea where he was mentioned in despatches. On return from Korea became Personal Assistant to the General Officer Commanding Eastern Command Lieutenant General Sir Frank Berryman. Awarded the Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) for his services during the 1954 Royal Visit. Served in Vietnam with the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) and later became the Commanding officer of the AATTV and latter the 1st Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR).