P09340.021

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ID number P09340.021
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original negative 35mm
Photographer Cislowski, Harold Francis
Place made Vietnam
Date made December 1967

Description

Australians enjoying a drink in the bar of the Peter Badcoe Club at Vung Tau. 16906 Temporary Corporal Harry Lovett, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF), a headquarters cook, is downing a beer (centre) as are other unidentified men who have just returned from a swim on Vung Tau beach. The club was named in honour of 41400 Major Peter John Badcoe VC, Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) who was killed in action on 7 April 1967.