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ID number 030433
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white


Portsmouth, England. 1953. The Leader of the Contingent, Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Herring KCMG KBE DSO MC ED, addressing personnel of the Australian and New Zealand Coronation Contingent aboard the aircraft carrier HMAS Sydney, on their arrival in England for the Coronation of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The Honourable Sir Thomas White KBE DFC VD, Australian High Commissioner in London, can be seen in civilian clothes.