Errol. W. Noack, 21
Adelaide, South Australia.
Noack was the first national serviceman to die in Vietnam. A
fisherman and committed Lutheran, Private Noack was called up on
July 1, 1965. He did not want to go to war but accepted conscription
as his duty.
During 'Operation Hardihood', Errol Noack was critically wounded and died of his wounds in 36th Evacuation Hospital on May 24 1966, 16 Days after he said farewell to his family in Adelaide.
Official Commemoration: SA-Centennial Park Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Derrick Gardens - Path 36 - Grave 214A
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