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ID number F04691
Title [Christmas messages 1968] NSW version DPR/TV/? (Soldiers greetings from Vietnam)
Collection Film
Object types
  • Actuality footage;
  • Television news footage;
Places made
  • Vietnam: Gia Dinh Province, Saigon;
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Fire Support Base Flinders;
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat;
  • Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau;
Date made 1968
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Measurement 48 min 21 sec
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Access Open

Description

Christmas greetings to family and friends from Australians serving in Vietnam. Produced for broadcast on NSW television by the Australian Army Directorate of Public Relations. Location filmed: HQ Free World Forces Cholon, Saigon 1. 18 Major General Arthur Leslie MacDonald HQ AFV 2. 2787367 Cpl Maurice Lewis Green AFV Pro Unit of Wentworthville, NSW 3. 36311 Cpl Francis Barnes HQ AFV of Carringbah 4. 42645 Sgt Kenneth Edward May AFV Pro Unit of Holsworthy 5. 2412587 Cpl Jeffrey Moss AFV Pro Unit of Gosford 6. 235049 Major Beresford Lindsay Nyman HQ AFV of Canberra 7. 2412057 Cpl Brian Broderick 1 RAR of Holsworthy 8. 217655 Sgt Malcolm Norman Bull HQ AFV (DPR photographer) of Canberra 9. 27239 Major Victor Carl Smith HQ AFV of Chifley, ACT 10. 214228 Philip John Cotter HQ AFV of Parramatta 11. 2787594 Graeme Bruce Sheather 110 Sig Sqn of Concord 12. 2788561 Pte Paul Edward Flynn HQ AFV of Blacktown Location filmed: Nui Dat 13. 3163 Brigadier Cedric Maudsley HQ 1 ATF 14. Sgt John Stevens? 102 Fld Bty of Coogee 15. 42377 Sgt Morris Brian Lashman 12 Fd Regt of Holsworthy 16. 2788767 Gnr William Francis Johnson 12 Fd Regt of Bondi Junction 17. 2786623 Gnr Jamie Stewart Ford 12 Fld Regt of Artarmon 18. 1559 Capt Donald Montague Tait 12 Fld Regt 19. Sgt Max Franklin? of Holsworthy 20. 2786950 Kenneth McMurray 12 Fld Regt of Maitland 21. 41695 Major Gavin Charles Andrews 12 Fld Regt of Sandgate Brisbane 2. 217203 Tpr Robert Arthur Stewart "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Ivanhoe 23. 2412444 Tpr David Davis "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Tamworth 24. 2786492 Cpl Warren James Proud "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Bardwell Park 25. 2787929 Edward Vincent Cox "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Mudgee 26. 39617 Tpr Bruce Morris Angove "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Mapura? 27. 2412552 Tpr Terry James Murray "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Carlton, NSW 28. 216874 Cpl Leon Clyde Bingham "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Peak Hill 29. 2788375 Tpr Christopher Raymond Heaney "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Schofields 30. 55115 Sgt William Fredrick Schofield "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Holsworthy 31. 2412583 Tpr Francis McAnally "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Wollongong 32. 2786921 Tpr Allan Edward Hawkins "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Newcastle 33. 217065 Tpr Paul David Pine "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Penrith 34. 2788335 Tpr Robin Keith Apps "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Rugby 35. 2787987 Tpr Anthony Augustus Jones "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Maroubra 36. 2787813 Robert Allan Asquith "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Byron Bay 37. 2788941 Spr Clifford Douglas Truelove1 Fld Sqn of Bardwell Park 38. 216926 Spr Michael Mendyk of 1 Fld Sqn of Greta (unconfirmed - served 13 Nov 1967-12 Nov 1968 Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans) 39. 42878 Cpl John Kennedy 1 Fd Sqn Wkshp of Ingleburn 40. 44039 Michael Anthony Leonard 1 Fld Sqn Wkshp of Broken Hill 41. 243336 Cpl John Jaques 21 Engr Spt Tp of Gymea 42. 243267 Craftsman Charles Edward Courtney 161 Indep Recce Flt of Revesby 43. 2786224 Ernest Stanley Sparham 161 Indep Recce Flt of Wahroonga 44. 217090 Signalman Robert Brian Shearing 104 Sig Sqn of Bermagui 45. 216840 Kevin Laurence Smith 2 SAS Sqn of Coundie? 46. 2786798 Pte Geoffrey James Sheedy 1RAR of Marrickville 47. 3791650 Pte Desmond Michael Kennedy 1 RAR of Broken Hill 48. Pte George Bell? of Orange 49. 215401 L/Cpl Leslie Donald Phelps 1 RAR of Watsons Bay 50. 36682 Pte John William Kerr 1 RAR of Greenacre 51. 2787901 Ronald Owen Campey 1 RAR of Narrabri 52. 217477 Gary Roy Baguley 1 ARU of Moree 53. 518909 Eric Keith Tonkin 1 RAR of Picnic Point 54. 2412104 Sgt Roderick Douglas McCleod 1 RAR of Holsworthy 55. 57004 Lieut-Colonel Phillip Harvey Bennett CO 1RAR of Holsworthy 56. 311484 Captain Robert Hennesey 1 RAR of Belrose [End of part 1] 57. 2787789 Pte Edwin Alan Morley 4 RAR of Dubbo 58. 2787352 Pte William Joseph Fountain 4 RAR of Rosebury 59. 2117035 Pte Phillip Cowan 4 RAR of Roselle 60. 217475 John Eric Bourke 4 RAR of Peakhurst 61. 2784078 2/Lieut Phillip James VIAL 4 RAR of Newcastle 62. 214068 Cpl George Harold Bostock 4 RAR of Glebe 63. 27874778 Raymond Alfred ["Blue"] McGuire 4 RAR of Macquarie Field 64. 2411933 Cpl Gary Thomas LEA 4 RAR of Wollongong 65. 2784836 Gary David Murphy 4 RAR of Queanbeyan 66. 3792504 Allan Gellie 4 RAR of Lismore 67. 2376 Lieut-Colonel Leon Roderic Greville CO 4 RAR of Hamilton, Brisbane 68. 217379 Pte Robert Wilson Montgomery 4 RAR of Merrylands 69. 2786632 Gnr Rodney Philip George 12 Fld Regt of Kogarah Bay Location filmed: FSB Lion 70. 1201325 Pte Walter Stewart Conlon 1 RAR of Murwillumbah 71. 2412266 Pte James Brown 1 RAR of Newcastle 72. 2787176 Pte Keith Arnold Pratt 1 RAR of Penrith Location filmed: FSB Flinders 73. 44014 Sgt William Barry Biglands 12 Fld Regt of Holdsworthy 74. 2787726 Gnr Michael Longley 12 Fld Regt of Yass 75. 2787157 Gnr Edmund John Knight 12 Fld Regt of Orange 76. 215482 Bmdr Bruce Edmund Johnston 12 Fld Regt of Balgowlah 7. 2788259 Kenneth Richard Burt 12 Fld Regt of Cronulla Location filmed: Long Toan 78. 279254 Major Raymond Malcolm Atkinson RAAMC of Parramatta 79. 2785278 Cpl Darrell Franklin1 Aust. CA Unit of Holdsworthy 80. 2786257 Pte Phillip Arthur Gifford 1 Aust CA Unit Queanbeyan 81. Sgt Dong Vietnamese interpreter 82. 5526 WO2 Ernest Edwin Sly 1 Aust CA Unit of Kingston, ACT 83. 2788704 Sapper Patrick Shane Fiddler 1 Aust CA Unit of Punchbowl 84. 2786960 Phillip Roy Mooney 1 Aust CA Unit of Newcastle 85. 38748 Cpl Peter Arthur Oliver of Albury Location filmed: Vung Tau 86. 53213 Sgt Terrence Fraser 2 AOD of Lithgow 87. 2787763 Pte Christopher William Edwards 2 AOD of Temora 88. 213219 William Joseph Williams 2 AOD of Glenfield 89. 2787659 Pte Paul Leonard White 2 AOD of Rooty Hill 90. 2788173 John James Telfer 2 AOD of Croydon Park 91. 2788315 Craftsman Edward Alan Green 102 Fld Wkshp of Gymea 92. 216867 Craftsman Alan Culham SVN Det 1 Div Stwkshp 5 Coy RAASC 93. 215675 Cpl Eric Campbell Miller 176 Air Dis Coy of Richmond 94. Pte ???? [sound drop out] 176 Air Dis Coy of Randwick 95. 217411 Gnr Douglas Brian Thumpkins 12 Fld Regt of Fairfield 96. 2786862 2/Lieut Robert William Alison 12 Fld Regt of Dungog 97. 2784385 Timothy Andrew Fischer 1 RAR of Boay Creek Wagga 98. Sgt Herbie RICE or ROSS? 99. 2786084 Pte Harry Anthony Yopp 85 Tpt Pl (Tipper) of Gymea 100. 2950000 Margaret Amelia Young Female Red Cross Rep [unconfirmed due to sound drop out] 101. 2788181 Pte Albert Warick Tripet 1ARU, 9RAR of Punchbowl 102. Pte Bruce Izwister? [New Zealander]


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