Padre John Carde

Submitted by Editorial team on Friday, 26 November 2010 - 12:00pm
Padre John Carde in Vietnam, circa 1971

Padre (Chaplain) John Carde in Vietnam, circa 1971. The last chaplain to serve with New Zealand's V Force, Padre Carde was known to borrow a pack and M16 rifle and accompany troops on operations.

Listen to Father Carde talk about going out on patrols in Vietnam here.


Image courtesy Father John Carde

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