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Cpl Norm Womal of 5RAR firing the 84mm Carl Gustaf Anti-Tank weapon

Training on the 84mm Carl Gustaf Anti-Tank Weapon

Corporal Norman Womal is seen here posing with the 84mm Carl Gustaf during Anti-Tank training  at the Infantry centre, Ingleburn NSW, November-December 1965.

Sadly, Cpl Womal died of wounds on the Nui Thi Vai mountains, south-east of Nui Dat during Operation Queanbeyan. He was awarded a 'Mention in Dispatches' (MID) for his action during fierce fighting against entrenched VC snipers on the afternoon of the 17th October 1966.

His citation for the award can be read »here

Lest We Forget

 

 

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