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Pte Tony Templeton manning the 50 cal atop fort wendy 'Fort Wendy' 1966

Private Tony Templeton is seen here manning D Company's 50 Calibre Browning Machinegun atop of Fort Wendy Nui Dat. Fort Wendy was named after the OC of D Company, Major Paul Greenhalgh's wife Wendy.

D Company manned Nui Dat Hill for quite some time until replaced by the SAS. When it became known in later years as 'SAS Hill'.

The machinegun location gave a splendid view over the western area of Phuoc Tuy Province including the "Warby Mountains."


 

 

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