• Short Summary

    THE TRIAL OF AUSTRALIAN GUNNER LEONARD NEWMAN, AGED 22, STARTED AT VUNG TAU, SOUTHEAST SAIGON, ON MONDAY (JAN 15).

  • Description

    THE TRIAL OF AUSTRALIAN GUNNER LEONARD NEWMAN, AGED 22, STARTED AT VUNG TAU, SOUTHEAST SAIGON, ON MONDAY (JAN 15).

    NEWMAN, OF BRISBANE, IS CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF LIEUTENANT ROBERT BIRSE, AGED 23, ON DECEMBER 10.

    NEWMAN WAS CHARGED AFTER A SPECIAL MILITARY INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEATH OF BIRSE, WHO DIED OF SHRAPNEL WOUNDS IN AN EXPLOSION IN HIS SLEEPING PIT.

    THE TRIAL OF NEWMAN, A MEMBER OF THE 4TH FIELD REGIMENT, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY, IS EXPECTED TO LAST AT LEAST FIVE DAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABFKR5T0H94H2N81X11WTLY8EO
    Media URN:
    VLVABFKR5T0H94H2N81X11WTLY8EO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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