062656

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ID number 062656
Collection Photograph
Object types
  • Black & white
  • Landscape
Photographer Stuckey, Norman Bradford
Date made 19 December 1943
Physical description
  • Black & white
  • Landscape

Description

RAMU VALLEY, NEW GUINEA. 1943-12-19. VX1 GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY GBE KCB CMG DSO ED, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA (1) AND PARTY LOOKING AT SHAGGY RIDGE AND OTHER ENEMY POSITIONS FROM THE 21ST AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE POSITIONS IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE FINISTERRE RANGES. SHOWN ARE: VX20308 MAJOR-GENERAL F. H. BERRYMAN CBE DSO, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 2ND AUSTRALIAN CORPS (2); VX9 MAJOR-GENERAL G. A. VASEY CB CBE DSO, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 7TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (3); NX55592 MAJOR E. S. OWENS, 21ST AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE (4); VX80932 LIEUTENANT W. RIGGALL, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO MAJOR-GENERAL VASEY (5).