21 September 2022 11:00 am - 21 September 2022 11:30 am
Sanctuary Shrine of Remembrance , Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, VIC 3001
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