SOME 60 people marked the 50th anniversary of Vietnam War’s Battle of Long Tan at touching ceremony held in Nollamara last night.
TS Marmion Cadets formed a catafalque part at Returned and Services League Nollamara Sub-branch’s commemoration.
Secretary Bob Wise said they remembered diggers who did not survive and those who did.
The Last Post, Reveille and National Anthem were played and attendees observed a minute’s silence.
Vietnam veteran Doug Fieldhouse who served in the “pig battalion” in 1967-68 and 1970-71, said it was sad to remember old mates from the war.
Many of Nollamara’s sub-branch’s 249 serving members are Vietnam War veterans.
Veterans Motorcycle Club and Military Brotherhood members attended the service.