Sergeant (Sgt) Thomas Currie 'Diver' Derrick DCM, of Adelaide, SA, who led a South Australian ...

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Accession Number 016246
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Portrait
Physical description Black & white, Portrait
Maker Brown, Norman
Place made New Guinea
Date made 3 December 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Sergeant (Sgt) Thomas Currie 'Diver' Derrick DCM, of Adelaide, SA, who led a South Australian Unit in a successful attack against the Japanese held village of Sattelberg, hoists the Australian flag. Sgt Derrick was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) for his part in the attack.