General Morris addressing natives, daily conference

Accession Number F07087
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 31 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Nicholson, George Harvey
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby, Kila Kila
Date made November 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Lieutenant General Sir Iven Mackay KBE CMG DSO VD, General Officer Commanding in Chief, New Guinea Force (NGF); (33) VX20308 Major General Frank Horton Berryman CBE DSO, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Australian Corps; Major General E F Milford DSO, newly appointed Major General General Staff, NGF; 36 (VX38969) Major General W Bridgeford CBE MC, Deputy Assistant (DA) and Quarter Master General (QMG); Captain R E Porter and NX19354 Captain Kenneth William Pring, Aide de Camps to General Blamey and General Mackay walking towards 'Battle Room'. Major General B M Morris DSO, GOC Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU), Royal Papuan Constabulary and Papuan Infantry Battalion addressing natives from dais at Killa Killa Native Labour Camp. PX134 Lieutenant Colonel Sydney Elliot-Smith stands behind him and translates General Morris's speech into Motuan. ANGAU officers, left to right: Lieutenant Colonel Elliot-Smith; PX121 Lieutenant George John Wills; PX140 Lieutenant Roy Francis Henry Field; Lieutenant C E Elliott; NGX81 Lieutenant Martin Edward Blacket. Native boys Aitsi Warupi of Yule Island; Sogeri and Andoka from Kokoda; Oa Keri from Kairuku.

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