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P03532.001

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ID number P03532.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour - Print
Photographer Stovern, Hans
Place made Kashmir
Date made May 1981

Description

The damaged vehicle in which two Australian peacekeepers were injured in an accident in Pakistan on about 5 May 1981. The two men, Captain (Capt) William A (Bill) Reid and Capt B W O'Shea, were serving in Kashmir as observers with the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). Their vehicle was being driven by a local driver when it collided with an oncoming lorry. Capt Reid was badly injured in the legs and face, and was evacuated to Australia. Capt O'Shea was unhurt.