Landing on Tarakan by 26 Australian Infantry Brigade

Place Asia: Borneo, Tarakan
Accession Number F07211
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 54 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Hardy, Douglas Charles
Place made At sea
Date made 27 May 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


Coverage aboard United States Navy Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 637 transporting units of the 26 Australian Infantry Brigade to Tarakan. Close up of anchor chain coming inboard. Anchor coming up. United States Navy Captain of the ship giving orders to engine room. Bow of the ship. Close up of NX134898 Gunner Barry Louis Kafer, 53 Anti Aircraft Regiment. WX29427 Private (Pte) William Frederick Luff and VX106855 Pte George James Smith, both of 2/23 Australian Infantry Battalion seated beside motor vehicle on deck of LST 637. NX141186 Pte Colin Keith Pearce and WX26546 Pte Ernest Bowman, both of 2/23 Australian Infantry Battalion, looking to camera. NX57310 Pte James Laid Morris, 123 Australian Brigade Workshops, seated under cover of truck. QX58477 Driver Arthur Ernest Shelley, 123 Australian Brigade Workshops, walks past deck. SX20436 Pte Raymond Charles Murray, 2/23 Australian Infantry Battalion, sits with other men beside vehicles on deck of LST 637. A long shot showing the deck with men and motor vehicles. Convoy on route to Tarakan with island in the distance. LST 562 ahead on route to Tarakan. Mount Api Island. QX21349 Sergeant Thomas Webb Green, 2/13 Field Company, RAE. VX28713 Lieut Arthur Bateson and VX245733 Lieut John Frederick Kinnane seated against rail of LST 637. SX30644 Lieutenant Frederick Charles Henry Campbell, 2/23 Australian Brigade Workshops and VX61536 Captain John Grant Sedgley, "B" Company, 2/23 Infantry Battalion. Close up of SX10310 Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Alfred George Tucker, CO of 2/23 Australian Infantry Battalion

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