Forde visits Darwin

Accession Number F01836
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 6 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w
Maker Driver, Roy
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 24-27 May 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Mr Francis Michael Forde, Minister of the Army, accompanied by the Adjutant General, Major General Charles Edward M Lloyd CBE, visits the Darwin area. Mr Forde and Major General Lloyd are greeted on their arrival by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), Northern Territory Force, Major General Arthur Samuel (Tubby) Allen CB CBE DSO VD. Mr Forde, with the GOC, inspects a parade of the 13th Australian Infantry Brigade and takes the salute at the march past. Mr Forde also inspects other units and Lines of Communication (L of C). Shots of Mr Forde talking to RAAF Sergeant Jack Curtin, son of the then Prime Minister of Australia.

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