6 Platoon B Company TAOR Patrol 2nd
local kids would often follow us on TAOR Patrols (Tactical Area of
Responsibility) until we ran out of chocolate. Possibly the "Warbies"
in the background. This photograph was taken early 1969 with Robert
'Smiley' Moore in the foreground with the M60. With his face partly
obscured is Graham 'Cocky' Watson and Peter Wardrope across the
We carried sweet
bugger all on these two to three day patrols. Just enough out
of the ration packs , plenty of water coffee, cigs. No bedding gear
etc. We did carry plenty of ammo. Smiley was from Tassie, Cocky
Watson from Vic/SA border & Peter from WA.
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