16 August 1948 – 29 August 2022

CPL Guy Ansell died on Monday 29 August after a long and heroic battle with melanomas.

Guy enlisted in November 1967, and following initial training was allocated to the Corps of Infantry.  After training at Ingleburn NSW, he was posted to 5 RAR in May 1968 joining C Company.  Guy deployed to Vietnam with the Battalion’s Advance Party in January 1969.  He initially served as the OC’s Batman until transferring to Support Section in C Company Headquarters.  He was promoted to section commander. Guy returned to Australia on 5 February 1970.  He remained in 5 RAR and was discharged after his three years’ service in November 1970.

A Funeral Service for Guy was held by Farrell & O’Neill Funerals on Monday 5 September.

Gary Townsend

5 RARA Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor

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