SYDNEY, NSW. 1945-09-16. MEMBERS OF 8TH DIVISION, EX-POWS OF THE JAPANESE, ARRIVED AT ROSE BAY FROM SINGAPORE BY CATALINA FLYING BOATS. MAJOR GENERAL E. C. P. PLANT, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, NSW ...
ID number115977
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionSYDNEY, NSW. 1945-09-16. MEMBERS OF 8TH DIVISION, EX-POWS OF THE JAPANESE, ARRIVED AT ROSE BAY FROM SINGAPORE BY CATALINA FLYING BOATS. MAJOR GENERAL E. C. P. PLANT, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, NSW LINES OF COMMUNICATION AREA AND A HUGE CROWD WELCOMED THEM. FROM THE FLYING BASE THE MEN TRAVELLED IN BUSES TO 113RD GENERAL HOSPITAL WHERE THEY HAD A MEDICAL EXAMINATION. SHOWN, DRIVER R. P. COLEMAN AND PRIVATE A. FLECKONE HAVING THEIR FIRST HOT BATH IN FOUR YEARS.