Informal portrait of 1201907 Private Don William Tate, of 9 Battalion, the Royal Australian ...

Accession Number P04778.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Print
Maker Unknown
Date made 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Status to be assessed

Description

Informal portrait of 1201907 Private Don William Tate, of 9 Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, (9RAR), crouching in long grass while on patrol in Vietnam. He holds an L1A1 Self Loading Rifle. Don Tate had previously also served with 4 Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR). While in Vietnam he made a Super 8 film record of his experiences, now held by the Memorial (F04756). He was severely wounded on 19 July 1969.

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