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Gordon Callow was born in Victoria on 22 December 1961. He enlisted in the Army on 6 July 1988 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Infantry. He underwent SAS selection in 1993 and was posted to SASR on 1 July 1993. Gordon came from 2/4th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment with the rank of Lance Corporal but reverted to the rank of Trooper on posting to SASR. Gordon died on 12 June 1996 when two Black Hawk helicopters crashed at the High Range training area near Townsville in Queensland. Gordon’s next-of-kin at the time of death his death was his uncle.

June 12, 1996

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