Sergeant Smith (left), 2/48th Battalion, putting the cross on the grave of SX7964 Lieutenant (Lt) ...

Unit 2/48th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Asia: Borneo, Tarakan
Accession Number 108260
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Rainsford, Ross John
Place made Borneo: Tarakan
Date made 26 May 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Sergeant Smith (left), 2/48th Battalion, putting the cross on the grave of SX7964 Lieutenant (Lt) Thomas Currie 'Diver' Derrick, VC, DCM, in the 2/48 Battalion cemetery off the Anzac Highway. He is watched by SX7670 Private C R Aplin (right), also of the 2/48th Battalion. Lt Derrick died of wounds on 24 May 1945.