Title: Starlight – An Australian army doctor in Vietnam
Author: White, Tony AM
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2011
Cover: Hard Cover without Dust Jacket – 183 pages
Comments: A fascinating account of the duties and life of a frontline Australian doctor in the Vietnam War.
STARLIGHT was the radio call sign for army doctors and medics. Vivid recollections of author’s 12 month tour of duty as a frontline doctor in difficult territory. Born in Australia, reared in Kenya, and educated in England and Australia, he graduated in medicine from Sydney University. He was Mentioned in Dispatches for his service in Vietnam. Back in civilian life, he practised as a dermatologist in Sydney with a special interest in remote area work, including the Pacific Islands, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
A great personal account of a medical professional of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps during the Vietnam War.