In memorium Robert Harding Smith

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					                           In memorium
                    Robert Harding Smith
                            Rank : Lieutenant Colonel

Service Number:            217357

Service History:           Australian Regular Army/Army Reserve

Rank:                      Lieutenant Colonel
Date of Enlistment:        20 February 1967
Date of Resignation:       01 May 2002

Overseas Service:          South Vietnam 21 May 1968 to 07 May 1969
                           Papua New Guinea 19 December 1975 to 07 May 1969
                           United Kingdom/West Germany 08 December 1984 to 07 February 1987
                           Solomon Islands 08 November 2000 to 12 December 2000

Principal Units:           4th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
                           Officer Cadet School (Officer Cadet)
                           RAASC Centre
                           9 Coy Royal Australian Army Service Corps
                           394 Transport Platoon
                           Townsville Transport Company
                           Headquarters 1 Transport and Movement Group
                           Papua New Guinea DOD ADAG
                           RACT Centre
                           Logistics Branch
                           Townsville Transport Unit
                           Staff College (Student)
                           UK BAOR
                           DG Movements Branch
                           HQ 11 Movements Control group
                           1 Joint Movements Group
                           Australian Defence Headquarters
                           Land Command Headquarters

Medals:                    Australian Active Service Medal with clasp Vietnam
                           Vietnam Medal
                           Australian Service Medal with clasp Solomon Islands
                           Defence Long Service Medal with First, Second and Third clasps
                           Defence Force Service Medal with First clasp
                           National Medal
                           Australian Defence Medal
                           Vietnamese Campaign Medal
                           Infantry Combat Badge
                           General Officer Commanding Commendation
                           Returned From Active Service Badge

                          Rest Ye, Oh Warrior. You'll battle no more,
                              no longer to live the horrors of war.
                          Your duty was done with Honour and Pride.
                       Farewell ! Oh brother, until we march by your side.