Australian singles charts:
Going Home entered the Kent charts on 15 April 1967 and peaked at #11. The song was #99 on the Top 100 of 1967.
Rowe was inducted into the Australian Army in February 1968. Every move of his basic training at Puckapunyal took place in the full glare of the media spotlight. He was shipped off to Vietnam in January 1969, and he served his tour of duty there with distinction, rising to the rank of Corporal and was Crew Commander of an armoured personnel carrier. He was discharged from the army in February 1970. His Vietnam experiences left a deep impression on him, and since that time he has worked extensively on behalf of other Vietnam veterans.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normie_Rowe#National_Service:_1968-1970
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