Nui Dat, South Vietnam. November 1971. Lowered for the last time. A simple ceremony by a small ...

Place Asia: Vietnam, Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat
Accession Number CUN/71/0536/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Cunneen, William James
Date made 1971
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
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Description

Nui Dat, South Vietnam. November 1971. Lowered for the last time. A simple ceremony by a small element of 4RAR /NZ (ANZAC) (The ANZAC Battalion comprising 4th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment and a component from the 1st Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment), saw the Australian, 4RAR and Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment flags lowered for the last time and marked more than five years occupancy of the base by Australians and New Zealanders. The flag lowering ceremony was carried out by New Zealand Regimental Policeman Private Tai Whatu and Australian Regimental Policeman Private John Skennar of Grafton, NSW.