Terry Hughes

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Terry Hughes in Vietnam, circa 1966-1967

Terry Hughes served with 161 Battery, RNZA in Vietnam, 1966-1967. In charge of the battery's No. 1 gun, he was at Nui Dat during the Battle of Long Tan on 18 August 1966. Sadly, Terry passed away in July 2013. Barry Dreyer, a fellow 161 Battery veteran, wrote this eulogy about Terry's military career.


Image courtesy Susan Hughes


Submitted by Pepper on Friday, 16 August 2013 - 11:36pm


Terry Hughes was actually on number one gun during the Battle of Long Tan and remained so until he returned home. Not sure what gun he was on at Bein Hoa.

How to cite this page: ' Terry Hughes ', URL: https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/terry-hughes, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 18-Aug-2015