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P04215.001

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

ID number P04215.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made 12 January 1941

Description

Informal portrait of SX21753 Sergeant (Sgt) Colin Douglas Simper and his wife Irene on their wedding day, 12 January 1941. The couple met at a dance at the Palais, Semaphore Beach, SA. Sgt Simper of the 2/48th Battalion, of Clarendon, SA, also served with the 43/48th Battalion, Citizens Military Forces. He was promoted to lieutenant on 23 October 1943 and died of wounds on 9 June 1945 in Borneo. He is buried at the Tarakan War Cemetery. See also P03039.001.