|Object type||Personal Equipment|
|Physical description||Aluminium, Metal|
|Date made||c 1966|
Foot locker : Private R D Brown (Correicello), 1 and 7 Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Standard issue green painted rectangular metal foot locker with reinforced lid fitted with rubber seals and a pair of restraining chains (both broken), aluminium slide locks and a carrying handle fitted to each side. Most of the fittings are attached by metal rivets. The body is reinforced with impressed ribs. No markings.
Standard metal foot locker, issued to 39190 Private Rudolph 'Rudy' Domenico Brown (real surname Correicello), who served in Vietnam with 7 and 1 Battalions, the Royal Australian Regiment (RAR), and with A Squadron, 3 Cavalry Regiment.
Brown was born at Kew, Victoria 1944. He arrived in Vietnam on 5 December 1967. After initial in-country training he served with 7 RAR from 4 January 1968 to 15 February 1968, with A Squadron 3 Cavalry Regiment from 16 February to 9 April 1968, and with 1 RAR from 10 April until 33 December 1968, when he took part in the Battle of Coral-Balmoral. He died in 2007.