Chris Townson
Torres Strait
Corporal (Retired)
Royal Australian Infantry Corps
Australian Army
Somalia Veteran

Australian Active Service Medal with clasp Somalia
Australian Service Medal with clasp SE Asia
National Medal
Australian Defence Medal
Returned from Active Service badge
Infantry Combat Badge


Cpl Townson (Acting Sgt) served in the 1980s-90s with 2/4th and 1st Battalions Royal Australian Regiment participating in several postings and major exercises in Australia. His overseas deployments included PNG, Vanuatu, Malaysia (Rifle Company Butterwoth) and on active service in Somalia in 1992-93. He now works to support his local community in Townsville.