What Australian units served in Vietnam?

What Australian units served in Vietnam?

Australian Army

  • 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) (January 1968 – January 1969)
  • 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR) (March 1967 – June 1968 and April 1970 – June 1971)
  • 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) (December 1967 – December 1968 and February – October 1971)

How can I find out if someone went to Vietnam War?

Vietnam War Indexes and Records on the Internet

  1. Interactive Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fold3 (free) you can search for names and view images from the wall; you can also leave tributes.
  2. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Website includes a searchable database of names on the wall.

How many Australian SAS died in Vietnam?

In a six-year period the Australian and New Zealand SAS in Vietnam conducted nearly 1,200 patrols and inflicted heavy casualties on the Viet Cong, including 492 killed, 106 possibly killed, 47 wounded, 10 possibly wounded and 11 prisoners captured.

How many Australian soldiers served in Vietnam?

60,000 Australians
From 1962 to 1973, more than 60,000 Australians served in the Vietnam War. They were part of an allied force led by the United States.

Was SAS in Vietnam?

SAS personnel were highly trained and their role in Vietnam varied from conducting reconnaissance patrols and observing enemy movement to offensive operations deep in enemy territory. The SAS had the highest “kill” ratio of any Australian unit in Vietnam.

Did Australian soldiers fight in Vietnam?

From the time of the arrival of the first members of the Team in 1962 almost 60,000 Australians, including ground troops and air force and navy personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded.

Did Gurkhas fight in Vietnam?

By October 1945, Allied forces formed a motley crew of British, Indian, and French troops along with Nepalese Gurkhas and Japanese POWs to launch a campaign to push the Viet Minh away from Saigon and back north.