King, Gordon Grimley (Lieutenant Colonel, Ret.) DSO

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae Markham River Area, Upper Markham River Area, Kaiapit
Accession Number PR03418
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker King, Gordon Grimley
Place made Australia
Date made 1943; c. 2000
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Collection relating to an operation 2/6 Independent Company was involved in 19-21 September 1943. It comprises a copy of the war diary record, 'Report on Action Kaiapit 19/20/21 Sep 1943', a document titled Addendum to Report on Action Kaiapit 19/20/21 Sep 1943', written by Lieutenant Colonel Gordon King, DSO, former CO of the unit, and another document titled 'The Independent Company at Kaiapit' by author Phillip Bradley, providing a corrected summary of the original official records of the Kaiapit action.