ID number016246
Collection typePhotograph
Object type
  • Black & white
  • Portrait
MakerBrown, Norman
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made3 December 1943
Physical description
  • Black & white
  • Portrait
DescriptionSergeant (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.