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ID number F03699
Title Xmas box for members of 1 APC Troop DPR/TV/327
Collection Film
Object types
  • Actuality footage
  • Television news footage
Maker Ford, Darrell Colin (Maker)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Puckapunyal
Date made 30 November 1965
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 2 min 7 sec
Video Download video 9.25 MB
Note Open


A Christmas box was made up for members of 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier Troop in South Vietnam and detached from the newly raised 1 APC Squadron at Puckapunyal. Presents were sent to the unit by the Next of kin of the members in South Vietnam. Unit cooks made a cake weighing 35lbs and two 10-15lb puddings, also included were the personal gifts, nuts, magazines, local home town papers and small items, finally 1 dozen bottles of champagne. Identified personnel: Trooper (Tpr) John Trebilco of Sandringham VIC, Tpr Wally Grieg of Puckapunyal VIC, Tpr Trevor Johnson of Seymour VIC.

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