Corporal Buddy Lea was a section commander in 10 Platoon, Delta Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Australian Army. He was shot three times during the Battle of Long Tan while trying to pull a mate to safety. He spent five months in hospital recovering.
The photo above shows him being honoured by students at the Granville State School during a special Anzac Day service in 2014. Sadly Buddy passed away from cancer not long after, in September 2014.
Photo: Robyne Cuerel / Fraser Coast Chronicle