Army issue insect repellent

Place Asia: Vietnam, South Vietnam
Accession Number REL33434
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1960s
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Vietnam era Australian Army issue insect repellent container with contents still inside. Olive Green in colour with instructions on how to use embossed onto one side.

History / Summary

This insect repellent was issued to Allan Jeffrey Prentice who served in South Vietnam with B and A Squadron 1st Armoured Regiment from 25 November 1969 to 12 November 1970. These popular and versatile containers were often used also to carry gun cleaning oil.