Lawrence Drinkwater as a corporal, Rifle Section Commander, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, South Vietnam 1966-1967, interviewed by Lieutenant Colonel Gary McKay MC (Rtd).

Accession Number S02604
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 32 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description digital audio tape (DAT); BASF DM 124; stereo
Maker Drinkwater, Lawrence
McKay, Gary John
Place made Australia: Queensland, Coolum Beach
Date made 1 June 2001
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

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Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to Library Board of Queensland's Library Innovations Grant
Description

Deployed to South Vietnam in 6RAR, 1966 as a rifle section commander at the Battle of Long Tan. Left the Regular Army in 1969 and served for many years after in the Army Reserve, reaching the rank of Sergeant.

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