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Summary - June 1969

To be written.

June 15

Private Timothy Turner of D Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, is evacuated to the 24th suffering from shrapnel from an enemy mine.  He succumbs to his wounds four hours after being hit.  (Source: 5th Battalion Operations and History Site)

June - Exact Date Unknown

LT Martha "Marti" Courson (now Maron) arrives at the 24th.  She serves as a Nurse on the  Neurosurgical (Wards 5-6) and Orthopedic/Pediatric/POW Units (Wards 9-10) (Source: Marti Maron)

June - Exact Date Unknown

Ed Fortmiller got a terrific aerial shot of the 24th from a Huey. 

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Way to go, Ed!!
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Here's other aerial shots of the 24th.          February 1968


                                And from the ground in December 1966.

And here's a water tower Don Patrick took a picture of in March 2001, which may be the old water tower at the 24th Evac.  What do you think?

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Updated May 02, 2001