Portrait of Colin Joseph Whiston

Accession Number P03539.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1966
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: Status to be assessed


Informal Portrait of 3787607 Private (Pte) Colin Joseph Whiston in his summer polyester uniform, holding a 7.62 mm Self Loading Rifle (SLR). Pte Whiston served in Vietnam in No. 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit (1ARU) and the 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR). Pte Whiston was killed in action 18 August 1966 and is buried in the Crib Point Cemetery in Victoria.