Lieutenant (Lt) Thomas Currie Derrick, VC DCM (right) shaking hands with Lt R. W. Saunders ...

Unit Officer cadet training units
Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Seymour
Accession Number 083166
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative film pack nitrate
Maker Rainsford, Keith Carr
Place made Australia: Victoria, Seymour
Date made 25 November 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Lieutenant (Lt) Thomas Currie Derrick, VC DCM (right) shaking hands with Lt R. W. Saunders (left), as they congratulate each other following their successful graduation from the Officer's Cadet Training Unit at Seymour. Lt Saunders was the first Aboriginal commissioned in the Australian Army.derrick