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ID number P09951.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original negative 35mm
Photographer Lackerstein, Debbie
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province, Bien Hoa
Date made 1996
Copyright holder Ekins, Ashley


Original Long Tan cross lying flat on the ground at the Dong Nai Museum, Bien Hoa. The cross was photographed during the research visit of Official Historian Ian McNeill and his colleague Ashley Ekins to Vietnam in 1996. The inscription reads: "In Memory of those members of D Coy 6 RAR and 3 Tp 1 APC Sqn who gave their lives near this spot during the Battle of Long Tan on 18th August 1966. Erected by 6 RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Bn 18 Aug 69"