The Registry Of Ex-Military Land-Rovers Au, NZ, etc Where Are They Now
The two photos below of Australian Army servicemen appeared front and center in Australian advertising material, dated July 1976, for the Series 3 Land-Rover range.




These servicemen could be anywhere now. Where are they we wonder. What became of them and how will we identify them then, let alone track them down to where they are now?

Step 1: there are 6 servicemen in the photos, all in Vietnam greens, and some have their SLRs. We will rely on the colour photo and refer to the men as (from the left) 'A', 'B', 'C', 'D', 'E', and 'F' for the man sitting on the grass in front. On the grass in front of him lies another weapon...

Step 2: what are the identifying TACs on the Land-Rover telling us?

The Formation Tac is a gold kangaroo over gold crossed swords on a green background which is identified in Taubert's book as 'Task Force' (1st Div aka the Regular Army).

The Unit Tac is red denoting an Infantry unit and the number is '12' which is identified in Taubert's book as a RA Sigs unit (139 Sig Sqn) under command of the 'HQ6TF' (Head Quarters 6th Task Force) -DoD doc 9/77 and earlier. Any more info like where this unit was situated would be welcome...

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