Latchord, Kevin William (Lieutenant Colonel, b.1927 - d.2013)

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number AWM2020.655.5
Collection type Private Record
Record type Whole
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Souvenir, Document
Maker Latchford, Kevin William
Place made Australia
Date made 1968 - 1971
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relates to the Vietnam War service of 3481 Lieutenant-Colonel Kevin William Latchford, Vietnam and Australia, 1968 – 1969. Latchford served with 1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit from 15 March 1968 to 18 March 1969.

Wallet 1 of 1 contains 1 folder with 10 items including pamphlets and speaking notes. Items include pamphlets titled ‘How Our Military Can Defeat the Communist Terrorist’ and ‘The Other War: A Revolution of Thinking’, lecture notes for address to RSL sub branch from 18 February 1971 titled ‘Australian Military Civic Action in Vietnam’, a letter of thanks from Elementary Education Service to Latchford, and other ephemera.