[Australian Reinforcement Unit and 2 RAR Vietnam 1967-1968] / John Taylor

Accession Number F03458
Collection type Film
Measurement 16 min 4 sec
Object type Home movie
Physical description 8mm super/colour (Kodachrome)/silent
Maker Taylor, John Raymond
Place made Singapore: Singapore Harbour, Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat, Luscombe Airfield, Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau
Date made December 1967-June 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: External copyright

Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Australian Reinforcement Unit (ARU) & 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR) in South Vietnam 1967-68. Scenes include: Australian Reinforcement Unit's lines, Luscombe Airfield, Christmas show featuring Lucky Star, Lorae Desmond and Little Pattie. ARU troops escort food to Ap Sui Nghe village. Skull of Viet Cong killed at Long Tan used as a tent decoration. 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment Lines. Patrol by 2 Platoon 'A' Company 2 RAR. Convoy from Nui Dat to Vung Tau for return to Australia aboard HMAS Sydney and the voyage home. Singapore Harbour June 1968. Identified personnel are: Private (Pte) J. L. Shepherd, Pte J.R. Taylor, Pte Ian Cook, Pte J.R. Jakeman, Pte Chris McIree, Cpl B.L. Berg, Pte Graham L. Smith, Pte Chris Mortimer, Pte Ray "Blue" McGuire, Corporal A.M. Credlin.

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