Williams, Walter Alexander (Captain, b.1937)

Accession Number PR02006
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Williams, Walter Alexander
Date made 3 February 1968
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Letter written by Captain Walter Alexander Williams whilst serving with 8 Field Ambulance in South Vietnam. Dated 3 February 1968 and directed to the DMS3, Lt Col E W Pretty (Chief Pharmicist at the Medical Directorate) it includes comments on the supply problems during the TET offensive. The letter provides an insight into the day to day problems occurring with the supply of medical and dental items to Australian forces, exacerbated by the demands placed on such by casualties of the Tet fighting.

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