Major Owen Maxwell Carroll.
accompanying the award of Mentioned in
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