The Men of Timor

Place Asia: Timor
Accession Number F01615
Collection type Film
Measurement 8 min 45 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made Australia
Date made 8 November 1943-24 November 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Cinesound production of the Damien Parer film on Sparrow Force (2/2 Independent Company AIF), Australian guerillas marooned on the island of Timor during Japanese occupation. Identified personnel are: Lieutenant Jerry McKenzie, Private 'Doc' Wheatley, brothers Charlie and Stan Sadler, Captain G G Baldwin, Major Geoffrey Gosford (Geoff) 'Bull' Laidlaw. (See also F01814 for Department of Information unedited footage and dope sheets.)