Vale Lieutenant Colonel Ian C. (Trader) Teague, RA Inf (Retd). OCS Class Dec 55.
Trader died in March 2022 aged 87 years in Victoria.
Ian served with AATTV in South Vietnam as a Capt from 17th April 1964 – Nov 65 Revolutionary Development, CSD Danang Group, responsible for Quang Ngai Combat, Psy Ops, Civic Action Teams’ Renamed Peoples Action Teams in 1965. Coordinator national PAT program May – Nov 65, I, II and IV Corps. Ian was with HQ AFV 3 Dec 65 – 10 Dec 65 and on his second tour of duty served with 1 SAS Sqn from 27 Jan 1970 – 3 Dec 70.
In addition to the unit citations awarded to AATTV, Ian also one of the few AATTV members awarded GSM 1962 with Clasp South Vietnam, US Air Medal for Valour (with ‘V’ Device), US Army Commendation Medal for Service, US Air Medal for Service with Cluster, South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (with Gold Star) and South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (with Silver Star).
Trader served on the staff of OCS from 1965 – 68.
Attended Army Staff College Queenscliff in 1971.
A well-remembered member of the staff by every officer cadet who knew him.
Rest In Peace Trader.
I worked with Ian after I took my discharge and started working with cadets at Scotch College Melb . Ian was very helpful in all areas of training young men and boys
A true warrior…….who was a great source of “cash gear” at OCS.
We farewell a true soldier “Duty First”
Ex 9 RAR, OCS 66 & 70