James Taitua (right) in Vietnam, circa 1966-1967

Bdr James Taitua (right) and unidentified gunner, 161 Battery RNZA, pictured in Vietnam, circa 1966-1967. Both men are wearing black cravats or scarfs embroidered with a fern-leaf. The scarves were adopted as a way of distinguishing the New Zealand battery from other foreign units serving in Vietnam.

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Image courtesy Tania Aimers

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How to cite this page: 'James Taitua in Vietnam', URL: http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/james-taitua-vietnam, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 18-Aug-2014