Patrick O’Loughlin passed away Wednesday 5th September 2018.

September 10, 2018

We wish to advise the very sad news that Patrick O’Loughlin passed away on Wednesday 5th September 2018. Paddy served with C and B Sqns in Vietnam from 12 Feb 1968 to 17 Jun 1969.

His family will be holding a private Cremation on Wednesday morning after which a Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St Matthew’s Anglican Church, 650 Sherwood Road, Sherwood on Wednesday 12th September 2018 at 12 pm.

Members are welcome to attend the Service of Thanksgiving and should wear medals.
Russ James
Secretary
1st Armoured Regiment Association

 

STATEMENT OF SERVICE
Full Name: Patrick O’LOUGHLIN
Service Number: 1731158, 1200807
Category of Service:
Australian Regular Army Supplement (NS) 28 September 1965 to 22 February 1966
Australian Regular Army 23 February 1966 to 18 March 1975
Employment: Crewman Gunner / Signaller, Crewman Driver / Signaller,
Driver Armoured Fighting Vehicle (Light Tracked),
Assistant Instructor, Administrative Assistant, Storeman Technical
Rank on Discharge: Corporal
Postings/Attachments: 1 Recruit Training Battalion 28 September 1965
Armoured Centre 9 December 1965
1 Armoured Regiment 28 March 1966
Detachment A Squadron 2 Cavalry Regiment 10 July 1967
C Squadron 1 Armoured Regiment 24 October 1967
B Squadron 1 Armoured Regiment 12 February 1969
Unallotted List Northern Command 17 June 1969
2 Recruit Training Battalion (Staff) 30 July 1969
3 Army Recruiting Unit 24 January 1972
21 Supply Battalion 18 November 1973
11 Supply Battalion 10 October 1974
Operational Service: Vietnam 12 February 1968 to 11 February 1969
Vietnam 27 March 1969 to 16 June 1969
Honours and Awards: Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75 with Clasp Vietnam
Vietnam Medal
Australian Defence Medal
Anniversary of National Service 1951-1972 Medal
Vietnamese Campaign Medal
Returned from Active Service Badge
Released on behalf of
S. L. Harnett
Director - Defence Archives and Service Centres
Service Delivery Division
Estate and Infrastructure Group
Department of Defence
10 September 2018

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