SGT PETER CAFE

2nd Commando Regiment

6 FEBRUARY 2017

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DIED IN SERVICE - 6 FEBRUARY 2017


Pete joined the army in 1987 and was posted to 3 RAR where he spent his early years. He discharged in 1995 and re-enlisted in 2000 and was then posted to C Cdo Coy, 4 Cdo. After completing his Cdo reinforcement cycle he was posted to D Coy for their deployment to East Timor in 2001.


In 2002 Pete was one of the founding members of TAG-E and spent many years as the MOE & Demolitions master with in the unit. He discharged again in late 2005 and began contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan. He re-enlisted in 2010 and was posted to Cdo Trg Wng, SFTC and then to D Cdo Coy, 2 Cdo Regt in 2012 where he deployed to Afghanistan in mid 2012 and Iraq in 2016.


Peters honours and awards include the AASM with Cambodia, East Timor & ICAT clasps, Afghan Campaign medal, ASM with Cambodia & CT/SR Clasps, OSM - Middle East, DFLSM with 2 Clasps, ADM, UNTAC & UNTAET Medals and NATO medal with ISAF Clasp, the Infantry Combat Badge, Returned from Active Service Badge and the Operational Service Badge.


Pete leaves behind his wife Gwen and his four children, Ashleigh, Thom, Emily & Lachlan