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22-June-2017
22-June-2017

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A monument commemorates Second-Lieutenant Kerry.P. Rinkin who was killed in action in South Vietnam in 1967.

Kerry Rinkin was promoted to Second Lieutenant six months after call up on June 30, 1965. He was Platoon Commander of 4 Platoon B Company when on April 7, 1967 he was wounded by a mine. He died of his wounds three hours later in 2 Field Ambulance, Vung Tau.

Location

Address:Davis Street, St Clare`s High School, Taree, 2430
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.896667
Long: 152.479167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:07-April-1967
Actual Event End Date:07-April-1967
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of 217479 2nd Lt. Kerry P. Rinkin

K.I.A South Vietnam

7th April 1967

Student Roasry School Taree 1958 - 1960

"Lest we forget"

M.D.V.V.A. 94

 

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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