9RAR – South Vietnam – 9th May 1969
Geoffrey Locke was a trainee executive prior to joining the army. He enlisted as an officer cadet in January 1967 and graduated as a Second Lieutenant with the class of December 1967. He was allocated to infantry.
Geoffrey was posted to 9RAR as a Platoon Commander and deployed to South Vietnam. He died during an incident on 9 May 1969.
On 3 June 1998, as part of the End of War Awards for Vietnam, he was awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service.
Further information is available here:
- Australian War Memorial – Geoffrey Robert Locke | Australian War Memorial (awm.gov.au)
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs – DVA’s Nominal Rolls
- Virtual War Memorial Australia – Virtual War Memorial | Geoffrey Robert LOCKE (vwma.org.au)
- Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia – http://www.vvaa.org.au/endofwar.htm
- Find a Grave – https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/37948377/geoffrey-robert-locke