|Photographer||Hobson, Phillip Oliver|
|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base|
|Date made||1 July 1953|
Informal portrait of Private (Pte) Dick Gray of St Peters, NSW, smoking a cigarette, wearing an armoured vest, a sweat rag cap and grease paint and carrying his Owen gun. Pte Gray is a member of the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR) and preparing to go out on a night-time patrol towards the enemy lines.