Battle of Nui Le

A wreath laying to honour the service and sacrifice of those who fought in the Battle of Nui Le.

21 September 2022 11:00 am - 21 September 2022 11:30 am
Sanctuary Shrine of Remembrance , Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, VIC 3001
Free admission
Accessible venue
Child friendly

This service commemorates the last major battle fought by Australian and New Zealand troops during Operation Ivanhoe and the Battle of Nui Le, and the role played by B Coy 4 RAR/NZ.

On 21 September 1971, B Coy and D Coy fought the battle-hardened North Vietnamese 33rd Regiment through day and night.

A patrol from B Coy was ambushed and hit with a mortar barrage wounding 15 men, including the platoon commander and all the non-commissioned officers.

  • Shrine Representative Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED

Reviewed 19 September 2022

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