SX7964 Sergeant (later Lieutenant (Lt)) Thomas Currie Derrick, VC. DCM, 2/48th Infantry ...

Unit 2/48th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number 067887
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Maker Unknown
Place made New Guinea: Mubo Salamaua Area, Morobe, Sattelberg
Date made November 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

SX7964 Sergeant (later Lieutenant (Lt)) Thomas Currie Derrick, VC. DCM, 2/48th Infantry Battalion. Lt Derrick died of wounds received when attacking the Freda feature during the invasion of Tarakan Island by 26th Infantry Brigade on 24 May 1945.