In June 1941, the Netherlands government officially handed over to the Australian and New Zealand ...

Units
Accession Number 008035
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Department of Information
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 28 June 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

In June 1941, the Netherlands government officially handed over to the Australian and New Zealand governments, the ocean liner Oranje, for the duration of the war. It was fully equipped as a hospital ship and shown here is the interior of one of the wards showing rows of neatly made beds.