George Nagle, from Clonmel, KIA in Vietnam 1969

#OnThisDay 1969 George Nagle (23) from Clonmel was killed in action while serving in the Australian Army in the Vietnam War. Nagle was killed by a claymore mine. Nagle joined the British Army at 14 as a boy soldier, then left after two years, came back to Ireland, then joined the Irish Army at 16/17 & served as a UN Peacekeeper in Cyprus. Then he moved to Australia, worked some different jobs & joined the army there. He was only in country a few minutes when he was killed, two weeks before his 24th birthday.

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