TARAKAN ISLAND. 1945-06-22. HMAS COWRA AND CREW, PREVIOUSLY ENGAGED IN MINESWEEPING AND CONVOY ...

Unit HMAS Cowra
Places
Accession Number 109986
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Rainsford, Ross John
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

TARAKAN ISLAND. 1945-06-22. HMAS COWRA AND CREW, PREVIOUSLY ENGAGED IN MINESWEEPING AND CONVOY WORK ROUND TARAKAN ISLAND, BEGAN PREPARATIONS FOR A TRIP TO MOROTAI. SHOWN, MEMBERS OF THE CREW PRACTICING GUN DRILL ON THE SHIP'S MAIN ARMAMENT, A 4 INCH M19 QF GUN. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- PM4633 ABLE SEAMAN C. D. HEARD (1); 21756 PETTY OFFICER J. L. GRAY (2); B2344 ABLE SEAMAN H. W. MOESSINGER (3); PM2160 LEADING SEAMAN N. R. GERRARD (4); PM3489 ABLE SEAMAN E. A. THOMPSON (5); PM6741 ABLE SEAMAN N. B. SHEPHERD (6); PA4352 ABLE SEAMAN I. S. SMOKER (7).