35259 Private William (Bill) McKay Chalmers, of Morwell, Vic, and of the 1st Battalion, The Royal ...

Accession Number MELJ1124
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Maker Meldrum, Donald Albert (Tim)
Place made Korea: Seoul
Date made 1 November 1955
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
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Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

35259 Private William (Bill) McKay Chalmers, of Morwell, Vic, and of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), watches two four year old Korean children play a Chopin duet in their orphanage at Seoul, Korea, while their teacher looks on. 1RAR has adopted the orphanage, which is run as a music academy. Most of the orphans lost their parents in the Korean War. The child closest to the camera is named Aran.

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