Aboard HMAS Sydney

Accession Number 002452
Collection type Photograph
Object type Negative
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made Egypt: Alexandria
Date made 22 July 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Aboard HMAS Sydney are two ship's mascots who don't agree. Able Seaman J.T. Walker with his pup "Shrapnel" and Able Seaman Gamble with his cat
"Salvo". Note tattoo design of an eagle, bearing an Australian flag, on Able Seaman Walker's chest.