Sir Bernard Fergusson visits 2NZATTV at Dong Ba Thin, 1972

Lord Ballantrae, Brigadier Sir Bernard Fergusson (Governor-General of New Zealand 1962-1967) meets members of the 2NZATTV at Dong Ba Thin, 9th October 1972.

On the far right almost out of shot is Lieutenant-General Sir Leonard Thornton, previously Chief of General Staff and Chief of Defence Staff. At the time he was New Zealand's Ambassador to South Vietnam.

Some of the soldier's in the photograph have been identified. See comments below for details.

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Image courtesy Nigel Brown

How to cite this page: 'Sir Bernard Fergusson visits 2NZATTV', URL: http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/2nzattv-visit-sir-bernard-fergusson, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 9-Aug-2013

Comments

I would say that the photo is when he visited 2NZATTV NOT 1st Services Med Team. The soldier with no hat is indeed Mike Morrison. The soldier on the very left looks like the late Barry Pepper. The one on the right with the black beret and his face averted looks like the late Eric Beaumont.