Presentation of a plaque to Kiwi Club

Submitted by SonofVBBrown on
Presentation of a plaque to Kiwi Club, 1972

Cdr (Rank?) Hale of the US Navy presents the Kiwi Club with a plaque for the wall, February 1972.

Left to Right: Capt Reg Barrett, Cpl Martin Thompson, Maj Chris Wootton, WO2 Cliff Lindsay, Cdr Hale USN, Lt Col Val Brown, PO Mike Toro USN, Dvr John Ballinger, Capt Neville Watt, Sgt John 'Boots' Byrom.


Image courtesy Nigel Brown


Submitted by SonofVBBrown on Tuesday, 9 September 2008 - 9:09pm


Receiving the plaque is Lt Col Val Brown and behind him left is Cdr Hale. On Hale's right is Maj Chris Wootton.

Submitted by Neville Watt on Thursday, 26 March 2009 - 3:10pm


Un-named person on extreme left of photo is Capt Reg Barrett RNZE who had was visiting HQ NZ V Force in Saigon on the day this presentation was made.

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