Val Litchfield photographs

Submitted by admin on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 - 1:59pm
Bdr Val Litchfield holding captured AK47 rifle

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Click on the thumbnails above to see a selection of photographs taken by Bdr Valentine (Val) Litchfield in Vietnam, 1965–1966.

Val was in the initial detachment of 161 Battery RNZA sent to Vietnam and attached to the 173rd Airborne Brigade at Bien Hoa. Two of his brothers, Terry and James, served with the Australian forces in Vietnam. Val was wounded in action on 21 September 1965 during Operation Ben Cat 1.

Reference

Images courtesy Wendy Litchfield

How to cite this page: 'Val Litchfield photographs ', URL: https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/val-litchfield-photographs, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 21-Jul-2021