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Hans L. Muller
2788085 Private. Hans L. Muller, 21
Passau, West Germany.

Private Hans Muller was wounded by an enemy mine explosion on July 4 1969, near the Long Hai Hills of Phuoc Tuy Province and died of his wounds in 1st Australian Field Hospital, Vung Tau, the following afternoon. Nine Australians were killed and 58 wounded in the same operation.
One of his comrades remembers Hans in the following way:
A small, extremely tough man of German origin, Hans was grievously wounded in action but despite his mortal wounds he did not complain; he did not know how to.


Official Commemoration: NSW - Rookwood Cemetery
Commemoration Position: Presbyterian - Section 5H - Grave 224

 

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