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P02208.026

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P02208.026
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Shelton, Jeffrey James
Physical description Black & white

Description

Imjin River area, Korea, 1952-04. Informal outdoors portrait of 3/37672 Lieutenant (Lt) Laurence Bonaventure (Laurie) Ryan, Platoon Commander, 1 Platoon, 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), in a reserve area near the Imjin River. Lt Ryan, who is holding a towel in one hand and a glass of water in the other, was later missing presumed killed in action (KIA) on 1952-07-13. Behind him (left), a large box and two jerry cans stand in front of a sandbagged command post.