EL ALAMEIN, EGYPT. 1942-11-05. A FIRING PARTY OF AUSTRALIAN INFANTRYMEN FIRE A SALUTE AT THE ...

Unit 24th Australian Infantry Brigade
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Accession Number 050015
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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EL ALAMEIN, EGYPT. 1942-11-05. A FIRING PARTY OF AUSTRALIAN INFANTRYMEN FIRE A SALUTE AT THE BURIAL OF BRIGADIER A.H.L. GODFREY, DSO, MC, ED. BRIGADIER GODFREY WHO HAD, UNTIL HIS DEATH, COMMANDED 24TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE, DIED ON 1942-11-04 FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED ON 1942-11-01 WHEN HIS COMMAND POST WAS HIT BY AN ENEMY SHELL.