Salamaua activity: Wau and Bulolo

Accession Number F01215
Collection type Film
Measurement 19 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made New Guinea: Mubo Salamaua Area, Salamaua, New Guinea: Wau Area, Bulolo
Date made 21 July 1942; 9 August 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Members of the 2/5th Australian Independent Company in conjunction with members of the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles (NGVR) in Observation activities over-looking Salamaua. NGVR members guiding 2/5th Independent Company. Members on patrol. NGVR at Wau and Bulolo. Identified personnel are: Lieut. John C. Leitch NX76247, 2/5th Independent Company; Sergeant J.B. McAdam, NG2191; Rifleman (Rfn) J. Cavanaugh, NG2192; Captain C. Mainwaring, NG2100 NGVR; Lieutenant E.P. Hitchcock, MM, MC, NG2076, NGVR; Rfn Arthur Clarke, NGVR; Rfn J.G.(Gordon) Kinsey, NG2214; Sergeant H.J.W. Farr, NG2211; Rifleman Roy Napier, NG2461; A/Corporal G.R. (Garth) Rayner, NG2047; Rfn Geoff Archer, NG2423; Lieutenant-Colonel N.L. Fleay, DSO, WX361; Bob Nesbitt, NGVR; Cpl A. McA. (Arch) Graham, NG2022; Rfn Jim Cavanaugh NG2192; Rfn Carlo Cavalieri, NG2234; Rfn Horrie Harris NG2219; Rfn Mick Shutt, NG2230; Cpl Jim Birrel, NG2201; Rfn I.H.Patterson, NG2114; Rfn S.F. (Syd) Burns NG2231; Rfn F.L. (Fred) Leather, NG2113; Rfn A.R. Abe Sheath, NG2380; Rfn J.C. (Jack) Shay, NG2068; Rfn R.W. (Bob) Doyle, NG2229. Identified members of 2/5 Australian Independent Company: Pte Danny Jones, Pte Eric Beresford, Pte Jim Pollard, Pte John Hanman, Lieut Bill Ridley, Cpl George Wilson, Cpl "Snowy" Bernard, Pte Jim Wilson, L/Cpl Andy Bob McGiffen, Les Carpenter, L/Cpl Norman Horne, Pte "Mo" Hammond, Bob Godlonton, Jim Brooks, Sgt Charlie Ferguson, Sgt Bill O'Neill, Pte Roy Burbury, Pte Bill Harris. [2/5 Aust. Indpendent Coy. Personnel Identified by former member the late Mr Mick Sheehan who also has arranged a scene listing in chronological shot order.]

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