A doctor (second from right) administers an injection of morphine to a badly injured soldier from ...

Unit 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Accession Number 146962
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
Maker Holzheimer, Claude Rudolph
Place made Korea: Pakchon
Date made 5 November 1950
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

A doctor (second from right) administers an injection of morphine to a badly injured soldier from 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), lying on a stretcher. The wounded man is probably 2/400121 Private Leonard Bruce Smeaton, A Company 3RAR who died of wounds at an American Field Hospital three days later. The "Doctor" is probably 31998 Sergeant Noel William "Doc" Tampling, of 3RAR's Regimental Aid Post (RAP).