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Monday, June 6, 2016

33 Australian Soldiers Who Died in the Vietnam War Return Home

The coffins were flown back to Australia on two military planes
From Mail Online

In May last year, former Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the government would pay for the repatriation of 36 Australian servicemen and dependents from Malaysia and Singapore. The bodies of 32 Australian service personnel and their dependents were buried in the Commonwealth War Cemetery at the Terendak Camp, Melaka state in early 1960s Former Prime Minister, Tony Abbott offered to pay for the repatriation of 36 Australian servicemen and dependents.

Australian soldiers formed a guard of honour for the 33 coffins


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