Treffry, Andrew (Armourer)

Accession Number PR00032
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 40 items
Object type Letters
Maker Treffry, Andrew
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1968-1969
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0801
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Black and white photocopies of letters sent to his fiance while on active service in Vietnam with 1 Field Squadron Workshop and 5 RAR Light Aid Detachment, mainly based at Nui Dat but also Vung Tau and Fire Base Suzie. Describes training, propaganda, his attitude to war as a conscript, work as an armourer, attitude to Vietnamese, mail, patrols, ambushes, rocket attacks, leave, daily routine. Many letters have pages missing.