Moem Didiman – Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71

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Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
A day in the life of a Didiman. One of the 6 pens the soldiers helped make and a young boar (male pig) we purchased for our diet comparison program. Traditional village pig food versus high protein slops from the soldiers’ tables.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
Working in the garden with some help.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
What pigs do best

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
Soldiers running a chook enterprise after building the chook pens with watering points.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
A better view of the substantial pens the soldiers made. We imported several thousand chickens in two batches from Brisbane and when soldiers had completed their army time they took chooks back to their villages to provide eggs and meat.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
Patrolling the West Irian border. A physically hard time but a great time.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
I was asked to draw the areas we patrolled and keep a record of new and deserted villages.
I still have the “Field Message and Note Book”.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
A page of my diary. An easy day compared with other days.

Moem Didiman - Sgt Robbie Scott 1970-71 -
Two great men and never to be forgotten.
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