At a road side police checkpoint, unidentified soldiers of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian ...

Accession Number HOB/56/0795/MC
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Hobson, Phillip Oliver
Place made Malaya: Perak
Date made c 1956
Conflict Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

At a road side police checkpoint, unidentified soldiers of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), have stopped a bus to check the identity papers of the passengers, and to conduct a search for any illegal contraband that would assist Communist terrorists, who are known to be active in the area.

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