War history on display

IN MEMORY: Fellow Penola Vietnam War veteran David Strother alongside Sapper David Steen’s memorial plaque, featured in the Penola War Memorial Park.

PENOLA Vietnam veteran David Strother has reiterated the importance of honouring servicemen, following the 50th anniversary of the death of fallen Vietnam War serviceman David Steen.

Mr Strother and Sapper Steen were called up for service together in April 1967 and completed three months basic training before being sent to different cores for further training.

“I distinctly remember his mop of blonde hair and his distinct accent, having migrated from


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