Members of 3rd Platoon, 2/3 Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers (RAA) and their native ...

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Accession Number 110617
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Burke, Frank Albert Charles
Place made Borneo: Brunei Bay Area, Seria
Date made 1 July 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

Members of 3rd Platoon, 2/3 Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers (RAA) and their native labourers under the command of Captain R H Beukema, Netherlands East Indies Army, unloading fire fighting equipment from their truck at the scene of an oilwell fire. To date, this unit has extinguished 17 out of the 35 oilwell fires on this field.