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ID number 016246
Collection Photograph
Object types
  • Black & white;
  • Portrait;
Photographer Brown, Norman
Place made New Guinea
Date made 3 December 1943
Physical description
  • Black & white;
  • Portrait;

Description

Sergeant (Sgt) Thomas Currie 'Diver' Derrick DCM, of Adelaide, SA, who led a South Australian Unit in a successful attack against the Japanese held village of Sattelberg, hoists the Australian flag. Sgt Derrick was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) for his part in the attack.