Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Sir Henry Wells, KBE, CB, DSO, Chief of the General Staff Australian ...

Accession Number HOB/56/0633/MC
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Maker Hobson, Phillip Oliver
Place made Malaya: Perak, Ipoh
Date made July 1956
Conflict Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Sir Henry Wells, KBE, CB, DSO, Chief of the General Staff Australian Army (second from left), inspects the vehicle lines of the Australian component of the Royal Australian Army Service Corps (RAASC) which is attached to 3 Company (3 Coy) Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) at their base Headquarters in Ipoh, Perak. He is accompanied by 2/35019 Captain Anson E Goodall of Canberra, ACT, Headquarters, 3 Coy RASC (left) and is talking to 3/5742 Private (later Lance Corporal) Eddie Ford, of Benalla, Vic (right), a driver with 126th Transport Platoon, RAASC. The line of vehicles are GMC, CCKW-353 two and a half ton trucks.

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