30 June 1941 – 23 November 2023

CPL Theo ‘Dutchy’ Albrecht passed away in hospital on Thursday 23 November.

Theo enlisted in the ADF in June 1959, completed his initial training and joined 4 RAR later that year, then 3 RAR. In 1962 he joined 1 RAR and was a founding member of 5 RAR. He deployed to Vietnam in April 1966 and served for the Battalions full tour, in BHQ as a Clerk, returning with the Battalion aboard HMAS Sydney on 12 May 1967. Theo went on to many other postings retired in 1980 with the rank Warrant Officer Class Two.

A Memorial Service will be held for Theo on Wednesday 6th December at 11:00 hours at Hemmant Cemetery and Crematorium, 500 Hemmant Tingalpa Road, Hemmant, QLD, 4174

Gary Townsend
5 RARA Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor 

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