9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Royal Australian Infantry Corps
Medals and Awards
Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75 with clasp
Australian Defence Medal
Anniversary of National Service 1951-72 Medal
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Michael (Mick) Markham enlisted into the Australian Army under the National Service Scheme for two years and served with 9RAR in South Vietnam from 1968 – 1969 9th Royal Australian Regiment, 8 Platoon C Coy/Support Section of Company Headquarters Unit. He was an M60 Machine Gunner…and drank 6 litres of water daily!