Silhouette of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), armed with an ...

Accession Number P04959.015
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Page, Timothy John
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made 1965
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

Silhouette of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), armed with an Owen gun, on guard at a base or camp in Bien Hoa Province. In 1965 1RAR was deployed to the Bien Hoa Province to serve alongside the US 173rd Airborne Brigade. As well as contributing to the security of Bien Hoa airbase, 1RAR conducted a range of operations against Viet Cong (VC) forces.

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