Meg Francis, Hills News
William ‘Bill’ Strutton was 18-years-old when he was sent to fight in the Korean War.
“I had my 21st birthday in Korea,” Mr Strutton said. “I remember the Red Cross rounded up all the mail and a cake from my Mum.
“I served in Korea, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaya. I was called up for national service in 1951.”
Beginning his military career as a Corporal in the 3rd Battalion in the Royal Australia Regiment, Mr Strutton worked his way up in the ranks to leave as a Warrant Officer.