|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1cm|
Loughridge, Thomas Robert 'Tom'
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Loughridge, Thomas Robert 'Tom' (Private, b.1946)
Collection relating to Thomas Robert 'Tom' Loughridge who served with 1RAR in Vietnam, including time at Fire Support Base Coral. Collection consists of a 3 page handwritten letter dated 21 May 1968, written by Tom to his brother. It describes recent fighting and resulting deaths, the weather, living conditions, and air strikes. He asks his brother not to mention his involvement in the recent fighting for fear it will worry his parents.