STAND-TO with an "enemy" attack imminent and Corporal Les Lindsay, of Mareeba, via Cairns, Qld, ...

Unit 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Accession Number CRO/67/0337/NC
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
Maker Crothers, Richard William
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Rockhampton, Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Rockhampton, Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Shoalwater Bay
Date made July 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

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Description

STAND-TO with an "enemy" attack imminent and Corporal Les Lindsay, of Mareeba, via Cairns, Qld, is alert with his F1 sub-machine carbine. A member of 8 Battalion, Royal Australian regiment (8RAR), Cpl Lindsay is taking part in exercise Noisy Pitta in the Army's Shoalwater Bay training area north of Rockhampton, Qld. About 1500 troops are taking part in Noisy Pitta which is aimed at finally training 8 RAR before they depart for service in Malaysia later this year.

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