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Australian casualties in Vietnam



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ARMY PRESS RELEASE

D i r e c t o r a t e o f P u b lic R e l a t i o n s ,

Army H e a d q u a r te r s , CANBERRA A .C .T .

No. 6202

AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES IN VIETNAM

Two A u s t r a l i a n s o l d i e r s w ere k i l l e d and t h r e e wounded b y a n enemy

m ine e x p lo s io n i n Fhuoc Tuy P r o v in c e , S o u th V ietn am , y e s te r d a y (May 2 9 )·

The c a s u a l t i e s w ere a l l from 2nd B a t t a l i o n , The R o y al A u s t r a l i a n

Regiment^Tew Z e a la n d (ANZAC) w h ich i s on i t s f i r s t o p e r a t io n s in c e i t s

r e t u r n t o V ietnam e a r l i e r t h i s m onth.

K i l l e d w ere P r i v a t e D . J . T u l l y . o f L ism o re , NSW and P r i v a t e D.W,

N e a l o f S crubby C re e k , O ld .

Wounded w ere P r i v a t e S « J, M organ, o f I n n a l o o , WA, s e r i o u s l y

i l l ; S e rg e a n t R.E.MpKeown. o f H eat l e y , O ld , s a t i s f a c t o r y , and P r i v a t e B.

Graham, o f R e d c l i f f e , O ld , v e r y s a t i s f a c t o r y .

The wounded a r e a t t h e 1 s t A u s t r a l i a n F i e l d H o s p i ta l a t

Vung T an ,

N ext o f k i n h av e b e e n in fo rm e d .

30 May, 1970

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