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Overview: Video - Interview Conscripted Gunner John Kinsela

Conscripted Gunner John Kinsela [Australians at War Film Archive, Interview No.2454] 13 MB

Conscripted Gunner John Kinsela, 106 Battery. 4 Field Regiment, served in Vietnam between 11 June 1970 and 4 February 1971. After his discharge from the Army, he competed with the Australian Olympic wrestling team in Munich in 1972. He discovered that at one function in Sydney, his Returned Serviceman’s Badge excited more interest than the Olympic Blazer he had worn during the Munich Olympic Games.

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