25 Battalion in action at Artillery Ridge, Bougainville

Accession Number F07184
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 39 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Kinna, Darrell
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville, Central Bougainville, Mount Bagana
Date made 3 January 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Vought Corsairs of the RNZAF flying left to right. 25 Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel J. G. McKinna, observing strafing. Mount Bagana in background. 3 inch mortar unit in action firing from emplacment. Natives carrying wounded. Various shots of soldiers firing rifles and Vickers gun. Artillery Ridge showing bareness of the area following heavy artillery fire. Troops moving along track to Artillery Ridge. Wounded soldiers being treated at a Regimental Aid Post. Troops of 2/4th Australian Field Regiment loading and firing 25-Pounder Short guns.

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