Hiro, Japan. 1953-01-20. A group of officers and soldiers from the British Commonwealth Movement ...

Unit Movement control units
Places
Accession Number 148317
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Holzheimer, Claude Rudolph
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Hiro, Japan. 1953-01-20. A group of officers and soldiers from the British Commonwealth Movement Control Group on top of a Centurion tank after it had been lifted by a mobile crane onto a rail carriage for transport to Haramura. Left to right: unknown (1); Sergeant Mudge, British Commonwealth Engineers (2); Lieutenant Colonel F. H. Linck, Assistant Quartermaster General (3); Major P. Phelps OC, 1 Armoured Reinforcement Group (4); Sergeant Day, Railway Traffic Officer (5); Mr Kobayoshi, Japan National Railway (JNR) (6); Lieutenant Colonel Stirling, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (7); Mr Harada, JNR (8); Mr Sako, JNR (9); Captain B. Fletcher, Staff Captain Rail (10), and Captain Forty, 1 Armoured Reinforcement Group (11).