30 May 1945 – 5 February 2024

PTE Donald ‘Tubby’ Treloar passed away on Monday 5 February.

Don was a 1st intake National Service man, he did his recruit training at 2 RTB, Puckapunyal. Don was then transferred to 2 RAR to complete his Corps Training. In January 1966 he joined 2 Section, 7 Platoon, 5 RAR, as a rifleman. With 5 RAR he completed training at JTC, Canungra and deployed to Vietnam aboard HMAS Sydney on 22 April 1966. Don continued with 7 Platoon and occasionally operated as the platoon’s signaller. He returned to Australia, with the Battalion, aboard HMAS Sydney on 12 May 1967.

A Funeral Service for Don will be held on Thursday 8 February at 1300 hours at the Kyabram Community Church, Cnr McEwen Rd and Crichton Rd, Kyabram, Victoria.



Gary Townsend

5 RARA Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor

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