057635

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ID number 057635
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Maker Stuckey, Norman Bradford (Photographer)
Physical description Black & white

Description

RAMU VALLEY, NEW GUINEA, 1943-10-01. SENIOR AIF. OFFICERS ARRIVED ON THE FIRST AIRCRAFT TO LAND ON THE NEW AIRSTRIP TO INSPECT THE COMPLETED AIRSTRIP. THEY ARE, LEFT TO RIGHT:- LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR EDMUND HERRING, KBE, DSO, MC, ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 1ST AUSTRALIAN CORPS; NX8 LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR LESLIE MORSHEAD, KCB, KBE, CMG, DSO, ED., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 2ND AUSTRALIAN CORPS; VX35 LIEUTENANT COLONEL J.A. BISHOP, DSO, MBE, COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/27TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION; VX9 MAJOR GENERAL G.A. VASEY, CB, OBE, DSO., GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 7TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION.