Photograph 7529586
Former Essex man, Barry Edward Glover saw many parts of the world in the British Merchant Navy. Now he is seeing more of the world as a sergeant in the Australian Army's Special Air Service Regiment (SAS). The Headquarters of he regiment are at a large Western Command base at Swanbourne, as seaside suburb of Perth WA. Sgt Glover arrived in Australia in 1956 after a year in New Zealand as a migrant. He joined the army in Sydney in 1958 and volunteered for the SAS in 1959. Hi is a former Western Australian amateur boxing champion. Since joining the Australian Army he has seen service in Thailand, the Philippines and New Guinea. Sgt Barry Glover (left) demonstrates unarmed combat at the SAS base Swanbourne WA.

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A12111, 1/1966/2/44
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