Activities of 2 Australian Prisoner of War Reception Group & scenes and inspection at Changi POW camp by Lord Loius Mountbatten

Accession Number F07336
Collection type Film
Measurement 11 min 59 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker McKechnie, Frank
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Wallgrove, Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin, Singapore: Changi
Date made 3-16 September 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

Formation, embarkation and arrival of 2 Australian Prisoners of War (POW) Group at Singapore, whose task it was to receive and assist released prisoners of war: mainly 8th Division personnel. Scenes during the visit of Lord Louis Mountbatten to Changi POW Camp. Also identified: VX33 Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Henry George Quinn DSO ED, Administration Commander of 2 Australian POW Reception Group; Captain (Capt) Lloyd, Ship's Master; QX54293 Lt Col Wiliam Ernest Holmes, Military OC of Ship; Sergeant (Sgt) Ron Getting; Sgt J Flynn; Lieutenant W R Smith, Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve; NX365 Major General John Joseph Murray DSO MC VD, General Officer Commanding NT Force; Capt B Barnett, test cricketer; NX15946 Capt Herbert Leslie Greener; Sapper Ron Searle, artist; Capt Etken, Netherlands East Indies; Major Filmore, UK; Senior Chaplain M K Jones of Sydney, NSW; QX6387 Senior Chaplain Michael Joseph Dolan of Rockhampton, Qld.

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