Colleen Brooker & Paul O'Connor

Submitted by Editorial team on Thursday, 30 January 2014 - 2:25pm
Colleen Brooker & Paul O'Connor at RNZA reunion, 2012

Vietnam widow, Colleen Brooker, and Vietnam veteran, Paul O'Connor, at the RNZA Reunion held in Palmerston North, October 2012.

Colleen's late husband, Captain Peter Williams, was killed in action on 14 February 1969 while serving with 161 Battery in Vietnam. The photo she holds was taken by Paul moments before Peter was killed.


Image courtesy Mike Subritzky

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