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106th Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery

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Active  1966–1976 2014–Present
Branch  Army
Nickname(s)  Turtles
Country  Australia
Type  Artillery
Engagements  Vietnam War

The 106th Field Battery was an artillery battery unit of the Royal Australian Artillery. The battery was formed in 1966 and served two tours during the Vietnam War before being disbanded in 1976

The battery was re-raised as 106 Battery on the 4th of December, 2014

History

Formed in December 1966 at Wacol, Queensland as part of the 4th Field Regiment.

The battery left for its first tour of Vietnam between April 1967 and March 1968. The second tour of duty of Vietnam was between February 1970 and January 1971.

Reformed in the mid 70's to conducts gun trials for the replacement of the BL 5.5 inch Medium Gun.

106 Battery was reformed as part of the 4th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery in December 2014.

References

106th Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery Wikipedia


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