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410810 ARNOLD, Dean Spencer "Deano."
4 July 1946 - 14 November 2019.

LCPL Dean 'Deano' Arnold died in Royal Adelaide Hospital on Thursday 14 November.

Deano served with D Company, 11 Platoon as a section 2IC, in South Vietnam, from 2 May 1966 until his return to Australia with the Battalion aboard the HMAS Sydney on 12 May 1967.

Funeral details will be provided as they come to hand.

Gary Townsend
Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor

4411017 VERRALL, Peter George.
2 September 1947 - 24 October 2019.

Peter VerrallPTE Peter Verrall tragically lost his life when the boat that he and a mate were fishing from capsized, his mate narrowly escaped the same fate.

Peter served in South Vietnam with the 5th Battalion from 25 February until 25 April 1967 when the Battalion returned home. He was then posted to 7 RAR and served with them until 25 October 1967.

He was a past President of Tailem Bend RSL, a passionate advocate and was highly regarded in the veteran community.

The arrangements for Peter’s funeral are:
Wednesday 6 November 1400 hrs. Minge Chapel, 63 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, SA.
Dress code - jacket and Medals.

Those interested in carpooling are invited to assemble at:
Royal Australian Regiment Association Club rooms,
13 Beaty Street, Lynden Park 5065
Assemble 1215 for 1230 departure

Gary Townsend
Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor   

3787020 MACKIE, Ronald James.
22 April 1945 - 15 October 2019.

Ronald James MackiePTE Ronald ‘Ron’ Mackie passed away surrounded by his family, in Ipswich QLD, on Tuesday 15 October.

Ron completed his Corps Training in 8 Platoon, C Company. He then deployed with 5 Platoon  B Company  5 RAR to South Vietnam, on the Battalion’s 1st tour. Serving there from 12 May 1966 until he returned to Australia with the Battalion, aboard HMAS Sydney, on 12 May 1967.

A celebration of Ron’s life will be held on Thursday 24 October at the Centenary Memorial Gardens, following the service family and friends will meet at CSI (RSL) North Ipswich.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ipswich RSL Sub branch in Ron's honour.

Gary Townsend
Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor  

215608 CAMERON, Victor Maxwell "Max."
27 November 1946 - 18 October 2019.

CPL Victor ‘Max’ Cameron died on Friday 18 October at his home in Walligan, in the Hervey Bay area of Queensland. He had been quite ill for some time.

Max first saw service in South Vietnam with 1 RAR from January to June 1966 and he was WIA in April. When 1 RAR returned to Australia he joined 6 RAR until he completed his deployment in December 1966.

He later joined C Company 5 RAR and redeployed with the Battalion to SVN on 28 January 1969, serving with
C Company. Max suffered a non-battle casualty in April which necessitated his return to Australia.

We believe that a private family funeral will be held on Saturday 26 October in Hervey Bay.

Gary Townsend
Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor