First Name: Willie Walker
Joined: January 28, 2010, 1:39 pm
Last Active: April 23, 2012, 2:30 pm
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Served in Vietnam Jul1965 to Dec 1966....161 Bty FO Party c/s 43. Had a number of FOs, Jim McKinney, Bruce Murphy, "Flash" Henderson, Mike Dakin, there was a couple of others. I was Morrie Staney's operator during the tour with D Compnay 6 RAR, Chris Cooper was the other radio operator followed by Murray Broomhall, ("Hurry Murray"). Whilst in Bien Hoa I would take out a couple of the drivers as the 2nd operator, Colin Moors or Bill Boyes. Had some fun with those 2. I was Morrie,s operator during the Battle of Long Tan 18 August 1966. Murray was a reinforcement for Spt Sect. Retired from the Army July 1992. Employed as the Staff Officer Medals NZDF July 1992 to August 2007, retired to Napier.

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