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Further casualties in Vietnam



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FURTHER CASUALTIES IN VIETNAM /

Three A u s tr a lia n s o l d i e r s from th e 8 th B a t t a l i o n , The R o y a l.

A u s tr a lia n R egim ent,w ere wounded, one s e r i o u s l y , i n an enemy -mine

e x p lo s io n d u r in g o p e r a tio n s in Phuoc Tuy P ro v in c e , y e s te r d a y (A p ril

They a re S e rg e a n t E .S , C z e rw in sk i. o f W in g fie ld , S .A ., ...who i s .

i n a s e r io u s c o n d itio n ; and P r iv a te J.3S, W atson, o f R o ssard en ,

^ a s , who i s i n a s a t i s f a c t o r y c o n d itio n .

• The t h i r d s o l d i e r ’s n e x t o f k in has n o t y e t been a d v ise d b u t

he i s in a s a t i s f a c t o r y c o n d itio n in th e 1 s t A u s tr a lia n F ie ld

H o s p ita l a t Vung Tau w ith th e o th e r tw o. .

The l a t e s t c a s u a l t i e s a r e i n a d d itio n to a n o th e r th r e e TRAR

s o l d i e r s wounded y e s te r d a y i n an ambush.

Names o f th e s e s o l d i e r s have a lr e a d y been r e l e a s e d .

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F u rth e r in fo rm a tio n s

CANBERRA : M ajor Ross S m ith

ADPR AT COMMAND HEADQUARTERS STATES :