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ARMY PRESS RELEASE

Directorate of Public Realtions, Army Headquarters, CANBERRA, A.C.T. . ' ·

- No. 6206 '

AUSTRALIAN ADVISER WOUNDED

A member of the Australian Army Training Team in Vietnam was wounded

in Quang Tri Province yesterday (June 2).

Warrant Officer Class Two S.A, Birnie, of Holsworthy,.NSW, received

fragment wounds during an enemy mortar attack. ·

He was evacuated to the United States Hospital Ship, "Sanctuary",

■where he is in a satisfactory condition.

Next of kin has been notified.

List: A

. Further information:

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

3 June 1970 STATES: ADPR AT COMMAND HEADQUARTERS