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On arrival in Vietnam was posted to 1ARU for in-theatre indoctrination. Processed as an Australian reinforcement, was first posted to B Company 4RAR as Platoon Commander (1 Platoon) – served as a New Zealand officer in command of Australian soldiers. Also served with V3 Company (Platoon Commander); US Army 4th Phsyops Group; 3rd Brigade 25th US Infantry Division; V4 Company (Platoon Commander); and W2 Company (Company 2IC).
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Just an update. Units I
Just an update. Units I actually served with were:
ARU (Australian Reinforcement Unit) on arrival and for in theatre indoctrination. I was processed as an Australian reinforcement on arrival and not through the New Zealand Component initially.
First went to B Coy 4RAR under Major Bill Reynolds. I was posted as Platoon Commander (1 Platoon) and served as a NZ officer directly commanding Australian soldiers on active service. Then: V3 (Platoon Commander); US 4th Phsyops Group, Saigon; 3rd Brigade 25th US Infantry Division, Cu Chi; V4 (Platoon Commander); and W2 (Company 2IC). I was the eternal reinforcement!