The Australian Corps of Signals pigeon service

Unit Carrier pigeon units
Accession Number F07144
Collection type Film
Measurement 7 min 40 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker McKechnie, Frank
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
Date made 19 January 1945
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

NX146925 (N393031) Captain Herbert Thomas (Bert) Cornish Officer Commanding of Pigeon Company, Atherton Tablelands, QLD, takes bird from basket and demonstrates to class the correct method of handling. VX126471 Sergeant Henry Andrew Tydeman of Horsham VIC, feeding young birds in small training loft. WX39306 Corporal Cedric Thomas Edward Norris feeding birds in loft.

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