Dunghutti and Gomeroi
2/17th Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment
Royal Australian Infantry Corps
Australian Army Reserve
Medals and Awards
Awarded Most Outstanding Soldier at 1RTB (Kapooka)
Jonathon Captain-Webb joined the Australian Army in January, 2013, and in the same year became one of only two Indigenous recruits to receive the award for Most Outstanding Soldier– an honour that recognises an individual for having ‘above average’ soldier qualities.
Captain Webb is hoping to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps, who served in World War II as a gunner at Nelson’s Bay. Each year Captain-Webb acknowledges his family’s contribution to Australia’s war history by walking in the Black Diggers March in Redfern.
He is will complete is Bachelor of Arts/Law at the University for New South Wales in 2016. Captain-Webb is a father of two children to his partner Danielle.