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Engineer wounded in mine explosion



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ARMY PR E S RELEASE ' AUSTRALIA ^- ///^

Directorate of Public Relations,

Army Headquarters, CANBERRA , A.C.T. 2600

No. 6142

ENGINEER WOUNDED IN MINE EXPLOSION

An engineer from 1st Field Squadron, operating in the

Phuoc Tuy Province of South Vietnam, was slightly wounded in

action yesterday (April 1).

Corporal M.J. Moon_ of Holsworthy, NSW, was •perating a

bulldozer when it exploded a mine.

Corporal Moon, whose condition is satisfactory, suffered

a minor shrapnel wound and remained on duty.

Next of kin has been notified.

List: A

Further information:

11 April, 1970

CANBERRA: Major E. Ross Smith (65-4059) (86-1138)

STATES. ADPR AT COMMAND HEADQUARTERS