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,, AUSTRALIA

ARMY PRESS RELEASE

Directorate of Public Relations, Army Headquarters, CA11BERRA . A.C.T.

No. 6120

TWO INJURED ON OPERATIONS

Two Australian soldiers were wounded in action during operations

in Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam, on Tuesday, March17, when the armoured

personnel carrier in which they were travelling rolled into a creek,

throwing them out.

The soldiers, who suffered minor bruising and abrasions, are:

o Sa.nner I .C. Milne, of Lithgovr, New South Wales, a member of 1stField Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers, very satisfactory;

• Trooper I.I. Robin, of Wollongong, New South Wales, a member of B Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps, very satisfactory.

Both soldiers have been admitted to 1st Australian Field

Hospital, Vung Tau.

Their next of kin have been notified.

List: A

Further information:

CANBERRA: Lt Col L. Logan (65-4124)(81 -6546)

18 March 1970 STATES: ADPR AT COTO1Ui I

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