1 APC Squadron leaving Kapyong Barracks, Puckapunyal. Identified in civilian clothing in the ...

Accession Number P05655.084
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Macmichael, Paul
Place made Australia: Victoria, Puckapunyal
Date made June 1966
Copyright

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Description

1 APC Squadron leaving Kapyong Barracks, Puckapunyal. Identified in civilian clothing in the centre of the group is 3786644 Trooper (Tpr) Vic Pomroy. Tpr Pomroy was killed during Operation Bribie on 17 February 1967 when the M113A1 armoured personnel carrier (APC) of A Squadron, 3 Cavalry Regiment which he was driving was hit by three rounds of recoilless rifle fire.