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December 5, 2023

Service Record:
Born: 16 April 1938 in Randwick, NSW Service: Army
Corps: Royal Australian Infantry Corps
Operational Service/Deployments
1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment 11 November 1965 to 4 June 1966
Headquarters, 1st Australian Task Force 5 June 1966 to 1 September 1966
Headquarters, Australian Force Vietnam (Army Component) 2 September 1966 to 16 November 1966
1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit 18 March 1970 to 28 October 1971Notes of Interest

From John “Shorty” Remynse

Tony spent a period in SASR around the late 60s or early 70s but for various reasons spent most of his time in the West at Western Command HQ. (It may have been called 5MD at the time - memory is fuzzy on that!)
Those who sailed on the Army's yacht Reveille in the early 1970s will remember him as he spent a lot of time looking after her as skipper. I believe he was also responsible for the fleets of Corsairs we sailed in the Interservice Sailing Championships and on Wednesday sports afternoons back in those days.
RIP Tony.

From AWM (

Anthony Walter White was born 16 April 1938 in Randwick NSW. He enlisted in the Army in 1961, with the service number 214183 and was sent to Officer Cadet School (OCS) Portsea where he graduated with the rank of lieutenant. His first tour in Vietnam began on 11 November 1965 with 1 Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR). During this time he served in 1 RAR's extensive operations in the Ho Bo Woods area. He transferred to Headquarters, 1 Australian Task Force on 5 June 1966 when 1 RAR rotated home to Australia. White went on to complete his tour with Headquarters, Australian Force Vietnam (Army Component) from 2 August until 16 November 1966. He served a second tour in Vietnam as a captain with 1 Civil Affairs Unit from 18 March 1970 until 28 October 1971.

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