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Dave Nary was born in New South Wales on 18 March 1963. He enlisted in the Army on 2 December 1981 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Infantry. He underwent SAS selection in 1989 and was posted to SASR on 21 June 1989. Dave came from 11/28th Battalion Royal Western Australia Regiment with the rank of Corporal but reverted to Trooper on posting to SASR. Dave died on 6 November 2005 as a result of a training accident while deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations. Dave’s next-of-kin at the time of his death was his wife. He was the father of three sons and a daughter.

November 6, 2005

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