Whiston, Colin Joseph (Private, b.1945 - d. 1966)

Accession Number AWM2020.941.1
Collection type Private Record
Record type Whole
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letter
Maker Scott, Barbara
Whiston, Colin Joseph
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1966
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the Vietnam War service of Private Colin Joseph Whiston, Australian and Vietnam, 1966.

Wallet 1 of 1 - consists of 6 items including a letter from Colin to his fiancee Barbara, Vietnamese money, newspaper obituary, thank you card from Whiston's family, and two pages of a photo album Barbara made in memory of Whiston. The photo album pages include photos, money, and newspaper cutouts. Whiston served in Vietnam from 13 June 1966 until his death on 18 August 1966.