Koonawarra veteran Derek Howard was only 17 when he was sent to a 'bullshit' war

Ashleigh Tullis
Updated April 24 2020 - 9:36pm, first published 9:35pm
Tribute: Koonawarra veteran Derek Howard will go to the end of his driveway to reflect this Anzac Day. Although he won't be alone as he will be surrounded by his neighbours. Picture: Sylvia Liber
Tribute: Koonawarra veteran Derek Howard will go to the end of his driveway to reflect this Anzac Day. Although he won't be alone as he will be surrounded by his neighbours. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Derek Howard was lucky to escape with his life after a grenade was thrown into a Vietnamese bar.

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Ashleigh Tullis

Ashleigh Tullis

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