Biography

Birth date: 11 December 1939
Death date: 26 September 2005
Service number: 335131 - Vietnam, 1962-1975
Unit: C Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Collection Items

Photograph

ERR/68/0662/VN

South Vietnam. 1968-06-20. Enjoying cans of Victoria Bitter (VB) beer before the official opening ceremony for C Squadron, Armoured Regiment Officers Mess are, left to right: Major K. Gurney of Bardon, Qld, Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, Headquarters, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF);...

ERR/68/0662/VN

HAL/68/0528/VN

Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam. 1968-05. Deep protection is vital at the Australian Fire Support Base (FSB) Coral in north-west Bien Hoa Province, where members of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) are situated during Operation Toan Thang. Seen here is Captain Alan Vickers of Puckapunyal, Vic,...

HAL/68/0528/VN

Sound

Major Alan Lindsay Vickers as Officer Commanding C Squadron 1st Armoured Regiment, South Vietnam 1968-1969, interviewed by Lieutenant David Brown

Vickers speaks of the use of tanks in support of 1st Australian Task Force operations in South Vietnam 1968 particularly in the defence of Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral. A transcript of this recording may be available. For further information please contact the Sound section.

S03642

Lieutenant Colonel Alan Lindsay Vickers (Rtd) as the captain Second-in-Command C Squadron 1st Armoured Regiment, South Vietnam 1968-1969, interviewed by Lex McAulay

Vickers speaks of his role in the defence of Fire Support Base Coral, in the Bien Hoa Province of South Vietnam, during May 1968. A transcript of this recording may be available. For further information please contact the Sound section.

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Timeline

Date of birth 1939-12-11
Date of death 2005-09-26