161 Battery base area at Bien Hoa, circa 1965-66

Bed at Bien Hoa Beer Garden at Bien Hoa

Sign marking the entrance to 161 Battery, RNZA base area at Bien Hoa. Attached to the US 173rd Airborne Brigade, the battery provided artillery support in 17 major operations around Bien Hoa and in Phuoc Tuy province until redeployed to Nui Dat as part of the 1st Australian Task Force.

The photographs above were taken by Sgt David Roberts (1937-2005).

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Image courtesy Marie Roberts

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