Francis Sonny Graham Unmeopa
Eastern Torres Strait of the Meriam Le (people) and Erubam Le
9th Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment
Army Reserve 1983-1989,

Able Seaman
DE50 HMAS Swan, HMAS Labuan, IMFOR Squadron, HMAS Albatross
Royal Australian Navy 1989-1993

Royal Australian Regiment
Australian Regular Army 2000-2004

Commendation for Distinguished Service
Australian Active Service Medal  with clasps East Timor, ICAT & Iraq 2003
Iraq Medal
Australian Service Medal  with clasp CT/SR (Counter Terrorism & Special Recovery)
Australian Defence Medal
UN Medal East Timor
Infantry Combat Badge
Awarded a Commanding Officer’s Commendation in the RAN


My bloodline comes from the Seden and Doolah family who are Samsep Le. Our sub clan is Samsep and our Lubabat (totems) are Beizam (Tiger Shark), Korseimer (the moth), the Deumer (Torres Strait pigeon) and the Sarp (the driftwood). We are saltwater people.