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WAL BINNING

From: WOODRIDGE QLD [ EX WEST AUSSIE&10th l/horse 1961/64
Date: 10/4/2001
Time: 1:34:10 PM
Remote Name: 203.164.20.211

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I SERVED IN VIETNAM WITH 1 TROOP 4/19 PWLH THEN JOINED 1 APC SQN TOUR OF DUTY FROM EARLY APRIL 1966/LATE APRIL 1967.THE REASON FOR THIS ARTICLE,I AM TRYING TO LOCATE MY MORTAR CARRIER No 134424 CALLSIGN 81/A.MY DRIVER&I HIT A LAND MINE NEAR BIN GIA ABOUT 25 KILOMETRES NORTH OF NUI DAT.THE MINE WAS PRESSURE DETONATED WE ALL GOT OUT OK [MY DRIVER WOODY WOODS,2INFANTRY MORTARMEN&MYSELF]WE ALL SUFFERED MINOR STAINING AROUND OUR "R" SENDS.THE MINE PUNCHED A HOLE IN HULL NECESSITATING ITS EVACUTATION BACK TO AUSSIE LAND.OUR BOMB LOAD WAS 120H/E ROUNDS,3SMOKE&3ILLMUNATION ROUNDS.IF ANYONE CAN ASSIST ME IN LOCATING THIS I WOULD BE VERY APPRECIATED SORRY FOR THE WINDED ARTICLE .THE BEST OF HEALTH TO ALL


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