215565 2nd Lieutenant Ian Charles Savage (foreground) and 3786644 Trooper (Tpr) Victor Ian (Vic) ...

Accession Number P05655.102
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Macmichael, Paul
Place made Vietnam: South Vietnam, Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made June 1966-September 1966
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

215565 2nd Lieutenant Ian Charles Savage (foreground) and 3786644 Trooper (Tpr) Victor Ian (Vic) Pomroy (obscured) with an armoured personnel carrier (APC) that half fell into a VC tunnel that collapsed under the vehicle's weight. Tpr Pomroy was killed during Operation Bribie on 17 February 1967 when the M113A1 APC of A Squadron, 3 Cavalry Regiment which he was driving was hit by three rounds of recoilless rifle fire.

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