36086 Ian (Wombat) Athol LAURIE – Military Police

We have lost one of the best, Ian WOMBAT Laurie who commenced as an Army Apprentice and progressed to the Armoured Corps then on to the Military Police.

He resided up near Dargo and while walking with a mate fell down a mine shaft today and was deceased when recovered by emergency crews.

82 years young. Wombat would have turned 83 onĀ 20/01/2022.

He spent his whole working life in the Army and knows many and was mates with many throughout the service.

Newton Reynolds

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