James William (Bill) HIGNETT OAM

HIGNETT, James William

Service Number: 4721445
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 86 Transport Platoon RAASC
Born: Morwell, Victoria, Australia, 12 March 1949
Home Town: Millicent, Wattle Range, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Teacher, Union Organiser and Veteran’s Advocate
Died: Illness, Adelaide, 5 May 2024, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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Vietnam War Service

8 Oct 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 4721445, 86 Transport Platoon RAASC

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This interview was recorded as part of a combined oral history project conducted by Veterans SA, the Returned & Services League of Australia, the Vietnam Veterans’ Association, the Vietnam Veterans’ Federation, and the University of South Australia (UniSA). The project’s executive director was Lieutenant Colonel Bill Denny AM BM; the interviewer was Dr Nigel Starck (UniSA honorary senior research fellow). The narrative contains personal recollections and is not presented as an official statement of service.

Duration 11hr 17min 34sec. Recorded by Nigel Starck on 2 Oct 2020