Military Honours Major Carroll MID
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Mentioned in despatches (MID)

  Major Owen Carroll
Major Owen Maxwell Carroll MID.

Citation accompanying the award of Mentioned in Dispatches to
Maj. Carroll.


Major Carroll served as the Operations Officer and as a rifle Company Commander with the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment in Vietnam during 1966. As the Operations Officer he established a high standard by his devotion to duty, ability and coolness under fire on a number of occasions.
As a rifle Company Commander he provided excellent leadership on all occasions and the high morale and first class performance of his company is directly attributed to his efforts.

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