AIF in training

Accession Number F01305
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 48 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Driver, Roy
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Cairns, Trinity Beach
Date made October 1944-December 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


General shots of 7th and 9th Australian Divisions training in Northern Queensland. Map reading, flame throwers, mortar crews, Bren and Owen gunners, infantry training supported by Matilda tanks, bridging with Bailey Bridge, amphibious landing at Trinity Beach, near Cairns, from Landing Ship Infantry (LSI). Royal Marine Coxswains on Landing Craft Assault. Identified personnel; Brigadier Selwyn Havelock Watson Craig Porter DSO, ED pointing at a model map instructing officers.

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