Evacuating wounded, Balikpapan

Accession Number F01270
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 6 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Edwards, Reg J
Place made Borneo: Balikpapan
Date made 19 July 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


The first six scenes cover the arrival of eight Australian Army nursing service sisters from the 2/2nd Australian Hospital Ship Wanganella. These sisters were the first army sisters to land at Balikpapan. The remaining eight scenes show the transferring of wounded from ambulances to a Landing Craft Tank (LCT), then from LCT to the Hospital Ship Wanganella.

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