ID numberA05546
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film polyester negative
Place madeVietnam: Gia Dinh Province, Saigon
Date made8 August 1965
DescriptionWarrant Officer Class II, (WO2), Kevin (Dasher) Arthur Wheatley VC, a member of the Australian Army Training Team, Vietnam, (AATTV) standing on the roadside near Saigon. WO2 Wheatley was awarded a Victoria Cross (VC) posthumously for action against the Viet Cong. He moved a wounded soldier, WO2 R. J. Swanton, from the open paddy fields into a wooded area and remained with him knowing the Viet Cong were moving in on their position.