215769 Private (Pte) Frank Crossingham (left) of Kellyville, NSW and 471870 Pte John Warneke of ...

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Accession Number CRO/68/0315/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Crothers, Richard William
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made March 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

215769 Private (Pte) Frank Crossingham (left) of Kellyville, NSW and 471870 Pte John Warneke of Talem Bend SA, both from the 3rd Battalion, 3RAR, survey the area surrounding a Viet Cong underground hospital in the Long Hai hills. The enemy hospital, which contained vast quantities of medicine and weapons, was found by 3RAR troops sweeping the area during operation Pinnaroo.