December 7, 2021

Stanley G. Larsson

Biography of Stanley G. Larsson

Stanley Larsson was born in Adelaide, in the state of South Australia, on the 9th October 1946.

He was a National Serviceman.

His service in Vietnam included:-
1 Australian Reinforcement Unit, from the 4th March 1970 to the 24th March 1970
6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, from the 25th March 1970 to the 13th May 1970
7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, from the 14th May 1970 to the 6th June 1970

 

… the fatal action in Vietnam …
The next morning’s clearance of the ambush site triggered an M16 anti– personnel mine. Private Mick O’Halloran, the only survivor of the search group, received shrapnel wounds and was evacuated by Dustoff helicopter to Vung Tau.  He later returned to the battalion and a period of light duties. The Australian soldiers killed by the explosion were  Private Stanley Larsson, Private Stephen Dickson and Private Paul Navarre.

 

Official Commemoration
Garden Of Remembrance
South Australia
Commemoration Position
Wall 10 – Row K

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