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ID number 083166
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Photographer Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Seymour
Date made 25 November 1944

Description

Lieutenant (Lt) T.C. Derrick, VC DCM (right) shaking hands with Lt R. W. Saunders (left), as they congratulate each other following their successful graduation from the Officer's Cadet Training Unit at Seymour. Lt Saunders was the first Aboriginal commissioned in the Australian Army.