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The Northern Territory news Thu 21 Apr 2011



The Northern Territory news Thu 21 Apr 2011

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NT news


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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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26 NT NEWS. Thursday, April 21, 2011. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 2 1 -A P R -2 0 1 1 P A G E : 7 2 6 C O L O R : C M Y K Bill Coyer LONG-time Territorian Bill Coyer did more than serve as a RAAF radio technician in Vietnam he also played football against the locals. The air force team was founded in Vietnam by Darwin Church of England vicar Norm Lawless. This photograph shows Bill explaining the finer points of the game to Thi Xieng in Vung Tau in 1967. He was described in a newspaper story at the time as one of the stars of the team. Bill lives in Darwin and proudly attends every Anzac Day parade. One of his children, Wendy Endenburg, who works at the NT Justice Department, sent in details of her Dads sporting exploits. Mum and Dad came to the Territory in 1971 and raised three kids, who all attended school here, she said. Peter ONeill PETER ONeill was only 17 when he served in Vietnam with 1 Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment. His cousin, Marian Cox, said Peter wrote a poem in a bid to overcome the horrors of that war.