|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||Extent: 3 cm; Wallet/s: 2; Oversize: 1|
Stark, Bruce John
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Stark, Bruce John (Captain)
Collection relating to the Vietnam War service of Captain Bruce Stark, 105 Field Battery and 1 Field Regiment RAA, 1965-66.
Wallet 1 of 2 - contains two folders of operational documents.
Folder 1 contains: GS Instruction 16/65 Annex E, composition of 105 Field Battery and 105 Battery Sec, LAD, RAEME dated 8 August 1965; operational analysis and minutes of debrief on Operation Chequerboard 9-19 December 1965, Operation Marauder 1-7 January 1966, Operation Crimp 9-14 January 1966, Operation Roundhouse 10 February 1966, Operation Mastiff 15 February 1966, Operation 7/66 2 March 1966, Operation Silver city 9-22 March 1966 and Operations Sydney I and Sydney II 6-23 July 1966; troops information sheets numbers 1-6 dated 4 July - 28 August 1966; return to Australia troop information and checklist dated 21 September 1966; and nominal roll for 105 Field Battery RAA dated 23 September 1966.
Folder 2 contains two US Army papers on 3rd Battalion 319th Artillery: Operations October 1965 and an officers' roster dated 17 October 1965. Also contains a hand drawn map titled ' Annex B (opns overlay) to OPORD 15-65', 1RAR Intelligence Section translation by W S Burchett of article from the magazine 'Liberation women' dated 1 June 1965, Military History Section unit history sheet for March 1966 (copy), and a typed humorous form letter from 'Australian Armed Forces Vietnam' [undated].
Wallet 2 of 2 - contains various reports involving movements by helicopter and details concerning the unit's return to Australia. Also includes an AMF pocket book SVN [undated] and a 1RAR Anzac Day service program for 1966.
Collection also contains five maps: 3 maps of Nam Phan (one annotated); one map of Bien Hoa; and one map of Vung Tao.