VICTORIA. 1943-04-13. CORPORAL G.R. RAYNER, OF NO. 3 SECTION (HQ) CARRIER PIGEON UNIT NO. 17 LOFT ...

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Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria
Accession Number 050781
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

VICTORIA. 1943-04-13. CORPORAL G.R. RAYNER, OF NO. 3 SECTION (HQ) CARRIER PIGEON UNIT NO. 17 LOFT READING A MESSAGE HE HAS JUST REMOVED FROM THE CONTAINER SEEN ON THE BIRD'S LEG. THE PIGEON HAS JUST FLOWN IN FROM A COASTAL WATCHING POINT. AFTER DETERMINING NATURE OF MESSAGE, IT IS THEN RELAYED TO HEADQUARTERS EITHER BY PHONE OR DESPATCH RIDER.