1731034 Private James Peter (Jimmy) Richmond, 11 Platoon, in the back of an APC following his ...

Accession Number P05655.015
Collection type Photograph
Object type Transparency
Maker Macmichael, Paul
Place made Vietnam: South Vietnam, Phuoc Tuy Province, Long Tan
Date made 19 August 1966
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

1731034 Private James Peter (Jimmy) Richmond, 11 Platoon, in the back of an APC following his recovery from the Long Tan battle site the morning after the battle. Pte Richmond was one of two Australian wounded found by Delta Company of the 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), on its return, twelve hours after the Battle of Long Tan. He was shot twice through the chest and lay all night, face down, at his section post.

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