The RAR Corporation offers its Condolences – 22nd August 2011

The Chairman of the RAR Corporation, Michael von Berg has offered his deepest sympathies to the family of Private Matthew Lambert, who was killed in action during operations in Afghanistan on 22nd August 2011.

Private Lambert was a member of the Mentoring Task Force – Three and was from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR) based in Townsville, North Queensland.

He was the eighth soldier to die this year and the 29th of the decade-long war.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Matthew’s family, and his mates serving in Afghanistan with 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR) .”

“We honour Matthew’s service and grieve the sacrifice he has made, his spirit will live on in the nation’s military history”

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  1. jpg Soldiers from D Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, during the Battle of Long Tan.