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Victor Neils Petersen
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1945
Southport
Queensland, Australia
Death: Feb. 16, 1969, Vietnam

1733375 Private Victor Neils Petersen age 23, from Southport, Queensland was a forest trainee in Queensland prior to being called up for National Service on 12 July 1967. He was posted to 4RAR and sailed with the Battalion to South Vietnam in May 1968.
During Operation GOODWOOD in Bien Hoa Province on 16th February 1969, B Company, supported by tanks, was attacking an enemy bunker system. Vic was killed outright when a command detonated mine exploded. Pte Raymond McGuire was also killed in action as a result of the same blast and three others including the Company Sergeant Major were wounded in the initial bursts of enemy fire. 
 
Inscription:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
1733375 PTE
VICTOR NEILS PETERSEN
B COY 4RAR
KILLED IN ACTION VIETNAM
16TH FEBRUARY 1969 AGE 22

ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS
 
Burial:
Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery and Crematorium
Brisbane
Queensland, Australia
Plot: Portion 4ANZ Grave 82
 
Maintained by: John Winterbotham
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: May 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37414232
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