(Download video 161.47 MB)
ID number F04692
Title [Christmas messages 1968] Queensland 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
Video Download video
Access Open

Description

Christmas greetings to family and friends from Australians serving in Vietnam. Produced for broadcast on Queensland 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. 17034 Capt Mason David Allen HQ AFV of Target Hill Location filmed: Nui Dat 3. 3163 Brigadier Cedric Maudsley Pearson HQ 1 ATF 4. 18110 Bmdr John Lawerence Burns 102 Bty 12 Fld Regt of Holland Park 5. 1410746 Sgt Lindsay Arthur Elgar 12 Fld Regt of Rockhampton 6. 17940 Gnr Chris Eldridge 12 Fld Regt of Durra? 7. 41695 Major Gavin Charles Andrews 12 Fld Regt 8. 1733434 Tpr Raymond Harris Collins C Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Wheeler's Hill 9. 1733177 Tpr Raymond Arthur "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Yurongbilly 10. 1200807 Patrick O'Loughlin "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of McKay 1. 16782 Sgt Jack McConnell "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Red Bank 12. 1733300 Tpr Lindsay Ross Douglas "C" Sqn 1 Armd Regt of Sherwood 13. 1733580 Tpr Peter Thomas Davis "A" Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Rockhampton 14. 12178 Sgt Leslie John Burrows Det "A' Sqn 3 Cav LAD of Wynnum 15. 1733169 L/Cpl John Francis Roche "A' Sqn 3 Cav Regt of Cooperoo 16. 1733595 Spr Byron Grant 1 Fld Sqn of Raglan 17. 1733247 Spr Robert Williams Stevens 1 Fld Sqn of Townsville 18. 217059 Spr Peter Delhaas 1 Fld Sqn of Caparra, NSW 19. 18791 Cpl Michael Brett Dalton 1 Fld Sqn Wkshps of Mount Isa 20. 18826 Cpl William Barry Steele 21 Eng Spt Tp 21. 18808 Craftman Bruno Kwas 161 Independent Recce Flt. 22. 57004 Phillip Harvey Bennett 1 RAR 23. 1733006 Pte Graham Kevin Mathews 4 RAR of Wynham, Qld 24. 1732977 Pte Peter Horn 4 RAR of Hendra, Brisbane 25. 1732832 Wayne Maxwell Campbell 4 RAR of Toowoomba 26. 1733212 Bruce Geoffrey Duncan 4 RAR of Dolby 27. 6410251 Michael Wayne McEwen 4 RAR of Dolby 28. 1200211 Cpl Rodney Michael Bourke 4 RAR of Redcliffe 29. 311505 Sgt David Alan Peden 4 RAR of Ashgrove 30. 214333 Cpl John Patrick H 4 RAR of Stafford 31. 1733303 Robert William Dunn 4 RAR of Cooperoo? 32. 1733222 Desmond George Hancock 4 RAR of Kalani? 33. 1733157 Bruce Maxwell Hooper 4 RAR of Cooperoo? 34. 1201400 Lieut Peter Brian Sheedy 4 RAR of Toowoomba 35. 1733148 Brian Patrick Cunningham 4 RAR of Brisbane 36. 1732846 Gary Alfred Devenny 4 RAR of Blackburn or Blackbutt? 37. 1732561 Vennero Dagata 4 RAR of Innisfail 38. 1733181 Neville Stephen Keegan 4 RAR of Roma 39. 1733181 Andrew Leslie Devine 4 RAR of Yeronga 40. 1733324 John Dalkeith Hardy 4 RAR of Coban Grove? 41. "Chillie"? 4 RAR of Gainer? 42. "Max"? 4 RAR of Traperia? 43. 17967 L/Cpl David William Hile 4 RAR of Carina 44. 1733178 Pte Bernard Clifford Barr 4 RAR of Beerwah 45. 18254 Cpl Robert Strong 4 RAR of Peachester? 46. 2376 Lieut-Colonel Leon Roderic Greville CO 4 RAR of Hamilton, Brisbane. Location filmed FSB Lion 47. 1733709 Pte Alan Robert Sisley 1RAR of Rockhampton 48. 17892 Cpl David George Hamill 1RAR of Rockhampton Location filmed FSB Flinders 49. 1201548 Gnr Richard Duane 12 Fld Regt of Redcliffe 50. 1200593 L/Bmdr Ross Willaim Deegan 12 Fld Regt of Townsville 51. 1201525 Gnr Willaim Ross Kannar 12 Fld Regt of Warwick 52. 1200906 Gnr Peter James Jenkins 12 Fld Regt of Mount Cravat. Location filmed Long Toan 53. 279254 Major Raymond Malcolm Atkinson RAAMC of Parramatta, NSW 54. Sgt Dong Vietnamese Interpreter 55. 1201134 Pte Peter Warren Hannah 1 Aust CA Unit of Albion 56. 1733170 Pte John Michael Scholz 1 Aust CA Unit of Salisbury 57. 1733373 Pte Donald Nellthorpe Pepper 1 Aust CA Unit of Redcliffe 58. 38977 L/Cpl Ian Charles Albrecht 1 Aust CA Unit of Maleny. Location filmed ALSG Vung Tau 59. 38688 2/Lieut Barry Goodrick 2 AOD of Capara, Brisbane 60. 18848 Craftsman David George Martin 102 Fd Wkshp of Cairns 61. 2786984 Craftsman Colin Charles Shields 102 Fd Wkshp of Hawthorn 62. 18872 Cpl Gary James Holmes 102 Fd Wkshp of Nambour 63. 1200544 Craftsman Philip Lance Edie 102 Fd Wkshp of Strathpine 64. 1732952 Pte Gregory Russell Dinte 2 Tpt Pl of Burkedale? 65. 1732871 Pte Alan Robert INGLIS of 2 Tpt Pl of Kalanie? 66. 1733724 Pte Ronald William McKay 1 Aust Fd Hosp of Windsor 67. 1733176 Carl John Wallace 1 Aust Fld Hospital of Toowong 68. 1193 Captain Ronald Josesph NOLAN 1 Aust Fd Hospital of Kelvin Grove 69. Sgt Herbie Ross or Rice? at Badcoe Club 70. 1733030 Sapper Leslie Graham Phillips AFV Amenities Unit of New Farm.


Please note: The film and sound collections of the Australian War Memorial includes items which may contain: historically or culturally sensitive images and terms, confronting depictions of the consequences of warfare, and/or, human suffering or death. This material does not reflect the viewpoint of the Memorial, but rather is representative of the social attitudes and circumstances of the period or place in which it was created and also the reality and human cost of warfare.

If you have queries about material in the film or sound collections, please contact filmsound@awm.gov.au
To enquire about purchasing a copy of this item, please contact esales@awm.gov.au