Our Fallen

Jason 'Panda' Grant

Post Service, Australia, 11 July 2017
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Sapper Jason ‘Panda’ Grant enlisted in the Australian Army on 19 Oct 04 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Engineers.
 
He was posted to Units including: the Army Recruit Training Centre, the School of Military Engineering, the 1st Combat Engineer Regiment and the Incident Response Regiment (IRR) and Special Operations Engineer Regiment (SOER).
 
Whilst at  IRR and SOER he was employed on Operation ACOLYTE (2006), a domestic counter terrorism operation and late did two tours of duty to Afghanistan as part of the Special Operations Task Group on Operation SLIPPER (2006/2007 and 2011).

Jason discharged from the Army on 31 May 2013.

During Jason 'Panda' Grant's service he was awarded the following honours, awards and medals:

  • Australian Defence Medal,

  • Return From Active Service Badge, 

  • Meritorious Unit Citation SOTG IV-XX, 

  • NATO International Stabilisation Assistance Force Medal with Must-Tour Indicator 2, 

  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal 

  • Australian Service Medal With Clasp Counter Terrorism / Special Recovery, 

  • Australian Active Service Medal With Clasp International Coalition Against Terror,

  • Army Combat Badge.

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