Australian Army Training Team Operations - Vietnam (Vietnam War, 1 July 1962 to 11 January 1973)

About This Campaign

Australia's commitment to Vietnam began in 1962 with the deployment of advisers to support the Army of the Republic of Vietnam's (ARVN) forces fighting a communist insurgency under the banner of the Viet Cong supported by North Vietnam and Communist China.

Later formally organised as the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam, its members went on to distinguish themselves at an individual and command/leadership level, winning four Victoria Crosses, a DSO numerous DCMs, MCs and MMs as well as a host of US and Vietnamese decorations.

 

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Names

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BADCOE, Peter John

Service number 41400
Major
Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 11 Jan 1934

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HANLEY, Maxwell Powell

Service number 43593
Warrant Officer Class 2
Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 6 Dec 1935

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OPIE, Leonard Murray

Service number 4400006
Major
Born 23 Dec 1923

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PETTIT, John Gordon

Service number 13824
Warrant Officer Class 2
Born 6 Jun 1936

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PETERSEN, Arthur Barry

Service number 13668
Major
Born 1935