22802 Sergeant Thomas Mervyn Murray GM, a stretcher bearer and Battalion Drum Major, attends to ...

Units
Place Asia: Korea, Pakchon
Accession Number 146958
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original acetate
Maker Holzheimer, Claude Rudolph
Place made Korea
Date made 5 November 1950
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

22802 Sergeant Thomas Mervyn Murray GM, a stretcher bearer and Battalion Drum Major, attends to 21422 Private Gerard Edward O'Connell 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR) who was wounded in both legs by a mortar bomb while fighting in the hills. Murray was awarded the George Medal (GM) for bravery and leadership at Pakchon late in October.