Mark Jamieson

PHA NSW Accreditation



I worked for nine years at BHP Steel works at Port Kembla before embarking on a mature age carpentry apprenticeship, working for six years as a carpenter. I started university through correspondence with Deakin University in 2008, before attending classes at the University of Wollongong beginning 2010. I graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts (History) with Distinction and in 2014 with Honours.

Current Projects:

Working with Vietnam Veterans to record their memories of Vietnam. This will be used to write a series of articles to be published.

Area of Expertise

Australian Military History, with a focus on the Vietnam War, and Oral Histories.

Publications/Past Work

Our guys were very good. We were a very capable battery, in fact we were an arrogant bunch. We were good: Fire Support Partol Base Coral, 12 May to 6 June 1968, South Vietnam. (UOW Honours Thesis 2014).

 365 and a Wakey (2012). This is a personal account of a Royal Australian Artillery Gunner who served in Malaya with 'A' Battery 1965-1967, and two tours of Vietnam. The first with 102 Field Battery 1968-1969, the second with 'A' Battery 1971.

Fire Support Patrol Base Coral Remembered, Sabretache, The Journal and Proceedings of The Military Historical Society of Australia, volume 55, Number 4, December 2014, pp. 17-31