Goondiwindi man charged for allegedly claiming he was a returned servicemen

Falsley claiming to be a war veteran is an offence under the Defence Act.
Falsley claiming to be a war veteran is an offence under the Defence Act.

Goondiwindi police have charged a man for taking part in an Anzac Day service where it’s alleged he pretended to be a returned serviceman.

Police raided the home of the 49 year-old Goondiwindi man yesterday.

They seized a number of military medals and military memorabilia.

He has been charged under the Defence Act.

He is to appear in the Goondiwindi Magistrate’s Court.