Based in Singapore 41 Squadron flew B170’s on regular operational sorties into Vietnam. Delivering mail and medical supplies. Standard Vietnam schedule via Butterworth RAAF Base and Saigon, Tan Son Nhut. Tengah - Butterworth - Siagon - Qui Nhon - Cam Ranh - Saigon - Can Tho - Tengah.
Over night Butterworth NCO’s mess and Siagon Hotel. As an LAC (aircraftsman) I was issued a Sgt’s (nco aircrew rank) shirt for the duration of the flights, (acting Sgt Loadmaster).