PRIVATE RALPH JONES GC, 22ND GARRISON BATTALION, WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE GEORGE CROSS FOR BRAVERY AND DEVOTION TO DUTY DURING A MASS OUTBREAK AT NO. 12 POW CAMP, COWRA, ON THE NIGHT OF ...
ID number081386
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film copy negative acetate
DescriptionPRIVATE RALPH JONES GC, 22ND GARRISON BATTALION, WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE GEORGE CROSS FOR BRAVERY AND DEVOTION TO DUTY DURING A MASS OUTBREAK AT NO. 12 POW CAMP, COWRA, ON THE NIGHT OF C.1944-08-04. AS A MEMBER OF A MACHINE GUN CREW, HE CONTINUED TO WORK THE GUN UNTIL OVERWHELMED BY ESCAPING JAPANESE.