Commander's Diaries

 

C Squadron

(2nd Tour)

16 December 1970 - 30 September 1971

February 1971.       

2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night;  4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe.

 

2 February 1971.      

As above.

 

3 February 1971.       

3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe

 

4 February 1971.       

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe

 

5-6 February 1971.    

As above

 

7 February 1971.       

1 Troop FSB Bass; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe

 

8 February 1971.       

1 Troop FSB Bass;  2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe, 5 Troop with land clearing team. 

 

9 February 1971.       

1 Troop FSB Bass; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe, 5 Troop NDP Dani. 

                                   

10 February 1971.       

 As above. 

 

11 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop op con 7RAR, located at Horseshoe, 5 Troop NDP Dani. 

 

12 February 1971.    

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop FSB Bridgid;  5 Troop NDP Dani.    

 

13-14 February 1971.  

As above    

 

15 February 1971.      

1 Troop FSB Bass; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 3 Troop R&C; 4 Troop FSB Bridgid, 5 Troop with land clearing team. 

                                  

16 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Bass; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 3 Troop R&C; 4 Troop FSB Bridgid,5 Troop NDP Dani. 

 

17 February 1971.    

1 Troop FSB Bass; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night;  4 Troop FSB Bridgid, 5 Troop with land clearing team. 

 

18 February 1971.    

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night;  4 Troop FSB Bridgid; 5 Troop NDP Dani.

                                  

19 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop FSB Bridgid; 5 Troop with land clearing team.

                                  

20 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop FSB Bridgid; 5 Troop NDP Dani.

 

21 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Bass; 3 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 4 Troop FSB Bridgid; 5 Troop with land clearing team.

                                    

22 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Bass; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 5 Troop NDP Dani.

 

23 February 1971.      

1 Troop FSB Lindy; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 3 Troop with land clearing team.

 

24 February 1971.    

1 Troop FSB Lindy; 2 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night; 3 Troop NDP Dani.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 February 1971.       

As above.

 

26 February 1971.     

1 Troop FSB Lindy; 3 Troop with land clearing team; 4 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night.

 

27 February 1971.       

1 Troop FSB Lindy; 3 Troop NDP Dani; 4 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night. 

 

28 February 1971.      

2 Troop FSB Lindy; 3 Troop NDP Dani; 4 Troop op con 2RAR/NZ, ambushing Hoa Long by night. 

 

1 March 1971.   

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), ambushing vic Hoa Long; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop op con 1 Fd Sqn, NDP Dani; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Nui Dat; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, in-country training.

                            

2 March 1971.   

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), Nui Dat; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop op con 1 Fd Sqn, NDP Dani; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Nui Dat; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, in-country training.

 

3 March 1971.   

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), ambushing vic Hoa Long; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop Nui Dat; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, AO Mask; 5 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force.

 

4 March 1971.   

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), ambushing vic Hoa Long; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop op con 3RAR, AO Mask; Troop op con 3RAR, AO Mask; 5 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force.

                            

5 March 1971.  

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), ambushing vic Hoa Long; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop Nui Dat; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, AO Mask; 5 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force.

 

6 March 1971.   

1 Troop Nui Dat; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop Nui Dat; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Horseshoe; 5 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), Ready Reaction Force.

 

7 March 1971.   

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), ambushing vic Hoa Long/Ready Reaction Force; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop ambushing; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328.

                                    

8 March 1971.   

1 Troop Nui Dat; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop Nui Dat; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328; 5 Troop Nui Dat.

 

9 March 1971.    

1 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), Nui Dat/Ready Reaction Force; 2 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 3 Troop Nui Dat; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328; 5 Troop Nui Dat.

                            

10 March 1971.  

1 Troop Nui Dat; 2 Troop Nui Dat, 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, Horseshoe.

 

11 March 1971.   

1 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force; 2 Troop Nui Dat, 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328;   5 Troop op con 3RAR, Horseshoe.

                           

12 March 1971.   

As above.

 

13 March 1971.   

1 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force; 2 Troop op con 3RAR, patrolling, 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, Horseshoe.

 

14 March 1971.   

1 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force; 2 Troop op con 3RAR, patrolling, 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, Route 328; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, ambushing.

 

15 March 1971.  

1 Troop Op Con 1 Fd Sqn, NDP Rebecca; 2 Troop op con 3RAR, patrolling, 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con 3RAR, FSB Beth; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, Horseshoe.

 

16 March 1971.   

1 Troop Op Con 1 Fd Sqn, NDP Rebecca; 2 Troop Nui Dat, Ready Reaction Force/ambushing Hoa Long; 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC), FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con  3RAR, FSB Beth; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, ambushing. 

 

17 March 1971.  

1 Troop Op Con 1 Fd Sqn, NDP Rebecca; 2 Troop ambushing Hoa Long/Ready Reaction Force; 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC),FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con  3RAR, FSB Beth; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, ambushing.  

 

18 March 1971.  

1 Troop Op Con 1 Fd Sqn, NDP Rebecca; 2 Troop, ambushing Hoa Long/ Ready Reaction Force; 3 Troop op con 2RAR (ANZAC),    FSB Lindy; 4 Troop op con  3RAR, ambushing; 5 Troop op con 3RAR, Horseshoe.