Informal group portrait of a work party of 2 Platoon, A Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal ...

Accession Number P06251.008
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Horgan, Bruce Grattan
Place made Korea: Camp Casey
Date made 4 March 1953
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal group portrait of a work party of 2 Platoon, A Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR). Left to right, back row: 22823 Private (Pte) Keith Lawrence Hollitt; 7400012 Pte William Roy McMillan; 5997 Pte Cyril Charles Mitchell; Collins; 5400124 Pte Neil Francis Wood; 3400816 Pte Albert Mitchell (Bert) White MM. Front row: Blundell (probably 2400967 Pte John Patrick Blundell or 24417 Sergeant Leonard Albert Blundell); and Griffith or Griffiths. Pte White had been awarded the Military Medal whilst serving with 2/6 Battalion in the Second World War. He was awarded a Bar to the Military Medal in Korea, gazetted in London on 25 August 1953. Pte McMillan was killed in action on 22 June 1953 in Korea, aged 24.