Daniel Keighran VC
Daniel Keighran VC enlisted in the Australian Army at age 17 and served his country for 11 years. On the 24th August 2010, during his second deployment to Afghanistan, Dan was part of an Afghan and Australian fighting patrol engaged by a numerically superior and coordinated enemy force near the village of Derapet, Uruzgan province. For his actions on this day, Corporal Keighran was subsequently awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia.
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