Roll of Kodak film : Sergeant F Lawrence, Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps

Accession Number REL25568.003
Collection type Technology
Object type Optical equipment
Physical description Metal, Paper
Place made United States of America: New York
Date made c 1948
Conflict Period 1950-1959
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)

Roll of unexposed Kodak film with black painted metal shank and pink, white and black paper cover printed 'KODAK/ BROWNIE/ EXPOSED/ KODAK'.

History / Summary

Associated with the service of 22767 Sergeant Francis (Frank) Lawrence, born 4 March 1923 in Sydney, New South Wales. Lawrence enlisted in the AIF as a private on 18 November 1943 and received the service number NX190193. He was discharged from 21 Army Ordnance Depot on 17 June 1948, having volunteered for service with the British Commonwealth Occupational Force (BCOF) in Japan. While serving with BCOF between 1948 and October 1951, Lawrence was employed as an NCO with the BRITCOM Labour Unit. He also saw service in Malaya during the Emergency, before being discharged from the Army on 26 October 1961.