Members of A Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), about to undertake ...

Accession Number P04866.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Singapore
Date made c 1959-1960
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Members of A Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), about to undertake guard duty at the residence of the Commander of the 28th Commonwealth Brigade in Singapore. Identified back row left to right: 1/5077 Private (Pte) Thomas Norman (Tom) Gibb; unidentified; unidentified. Front row left to right: 2/9908 Corporal Harvey Francis Hudson who later served in South Vietnam with the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) from 1964-1965; 1/4641 Pte Darcy J Furness; 5/410766 Pte Colin Desmond Stidworthy, who also served as 5/4327 in South Vietnam with 1RAR from 1965-1966 and later with Detachment 2 Australian Forces Canteen Unit (DET 2AFCU); 4/2184 Pte Donald S (Don) Wilson, who also served with 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR) in Malaya; and 5/410757 Lance Corporal (later Corporal) Colin Fawcett, who later served as 5/4328 in South Vietnam with 1RAR from 1965-1966 where he was awarded the Military Medal, on 26 May 1966.