Sapper Colin Heley of Liverpool, NSW, an engineer from the 1st Field Squadron, Royal Australian ...

Accession Number FAI/70/0115/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type 120 (roll film), Acetate, Silver Gelatin
Physical description 120 (roll film), Acetate, Silver Gelatin
Maker Fairley, John Geoffrey
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made 21 February 1970
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Sapper Colin Heley of Liverpool, NSW, an engineer from the 1st Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers (RAE), holding a dagger and a flashlight, clambers out of a cave in the Long Hai mountains after finding a cache of rocket-propelled grenades which were added to a large pile of weapons and ammunition found during a sweep of the mountains by 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR) during Operation Hammersley.