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110617

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ID number 110617
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Burke, Frank Albert Charles
Place made Borneo: Brunei Bay Area, Seria
Date made 1 July 1945
Physical description Black & white

Description

Members of 3rd Platoon, 2/3 Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers (RAA) and their native labourers under the command of Captain R H Beukema, Netherlands East Indies Army, unloading fire fighting equipment from their truck at the scene of an oilwell fire. To date, this unit has extinguished 17 out of the 35 oilwell fires on this field.