the newsletter hit the streets some Viet Nam
Veterans experienced warning bells. Here was a
picture of one of their own wearing his medals out
of sequence. Concerns were directed to
the Executive Committee and a cursory check was
completed with ANZAC House and official Military
sources. Apart from his British
Army service, this charlatan had NEVER
served in the Australian Army, or for that matter
any branch of the Australian Defence Forces.
was contacted and liaised with the RSL. It
is known that the RSL corresponded with Terry and
gave him a seven  day period of grace to either
produce evidence to the contrary or explain his
did neither. CPMH contacted him
and gave him twenty one  days to produce
irrefutable documentary evidence of his Service in
Viet Nam or apologise in writing to the Viet
Nam Veteran community Letter
[included with this correspondence was a copy of the
new penalties for offences against the Defence Act
1903]. Terry has not replied to this
should leap out to the reader is the stupidity of
this individual. Had he done the
correct research he would have been aware of the
precedence of wearing Active Service Medals.
The Veteran community then would not have twigged
and his bogus activities would still be attracting
sympathy and the encouragement of 'The Brotherhood'
and his other clan of believers.
is not known if Terry has attempted any War caused
disability claims through the Department of Veterans
Affairs. It is common knowledge that DVA
access this site from time to time in the interest
of preserving the rights of legitimate veterans and
we would encourage them to check their records to
see if any such claims may have emanated.
Walkley is a veteran in his own right.
Why he saw the need to embellish his status is
unknown. His obvious inaction in showing the
gumption to answer all contact for his deeds has
earned him a place on this site. Had he
replied to the RSL or CPMH with the appropriate
apology, it would have been accepted, if he pledged
to refrain from attempting to be a Viet Nam