Barry Gissels – deceased
2 years National Service 1969 to 1971
Vietnam War Veteran
Returned from active service medal AAFSM 1945 to 1975.
Australian Defence Medal
National Service Medal
Republic of South Vietnam Star
Infantry Combat Badge
Born in Bourke NSW, Barry left school to work in a shearing shed at 14, worked there until he turned 20 when he was called up for national service. Barry resumed work in the shearing shed on his return, went on to participate in Show Shearing and Shearing Demonstrations, worldwide including Japan, America as well as, all over Australia. He was married to Jody in 1999 and had three wonderful and successful children.