Second Lieutenant G. R. Locke

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.

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