Of the approximate 50,000 Australian servicemen who served in, about 19,000 of them were draftees.
Conscripts, or soldiers, marines and sailors who were drafted into service for two years, did fight in the Vietnam War.
From approximately 1962-1972 over 50,000 Australian Servicemen fought in Vietnam, of which over 19,000 were drafted men. Over 63,000 Australian men were conscripted (drafted) during the war. Nearly 520 Australians were killed in Vietnam, of which over 200 were conscripts. 2,400 were injured.
During the Vietnam War, Australian women formed an organization in the mid 60's called, "Save Our Sons" and referred to Australian draftees as "conscripts." It's possible that some of the Australians in country, could have referred to draftees as "Nats" as their selective service was called the National Service Act.
Yes to both questions.Almost all men Married or not had to register for conscription and all conscripts were forced to do military training.
Australian "Military Advisors" were sent to Vietnam in 1962. On April 29th, 1965, the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, committed Australian troops to fight in Vietnam. On November 30th, 1971, the last Australian combat troops left Vietnam. Over 60,000 ANZAC troops, many of them conscripts, fought in Vietnam.
Australian maintained a troop level of approximately 8,000 men in Vietnam during the war.
"Conscripts" during the Vietnam War were constripted men for military duty. Conscription is another word for "Draft." During the Viet War, a "drafted man" was a "conscripted man."
The relationship was good before, during, and after the Vietnam War.
Contact Australian Vietnam Veterans Organization.
President Johnson's visit to Australia during the Vietnam War was met by Australian anti-war protests.
Major General A. L. McDonald was Australia's commander in Vietnam.
They mirrored US responses. Australian women created an organization called "Save Our Sons", during the war.
Australia deployed approximately 50,000 Australian Servicemen during the course of the Vietnam War; 19,000 men were draftees.
The Australian Labor party opposed the Vietnam War because they believed that the war was a civil war, and Australian involvement was unnecessary.
Australian Vietnam War Veterans groups may have those names.
Over 50,000 Australian Servicemen fought in the Vietnam War, approximately 19,000 of them were draftees. Approximately 600 Australians were killed during the war.
The Vietnamese lived in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Approximately 600 Australian serviceman were killed in the Vietnam War.
Over 3,000 Australian Servicemen wounded in Vietnam.
Australia used Centurion tanks purchased from Great Britain during the Vietnam War.
The Australian government experienced anti-war demonstrations.
The film "Jabob's Ladder" is about the US Army, not the Australian Army.
Approximately 60,000 Australian Men were drafted during the Vietnam War, and about 19,000 Australian draftee's served in Vietnam. On a smaller scale, due to Australia's smaller population, Australia experienced the same anti-war/anti-draft protests as did the United States.