Mountbatten at Labuan

Accession Number F07406
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 46 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Barrett, Reginald Mervyn (Reg)
Place made Malaysia: Labuan
Date made 8 December 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


On 8 December 1945, Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten GCVO CB DSO, Supreme Commander South East Asia Command, arrived in Labuan. During his stay he toured units and addressed troops in a most informal manner. Also identified: VX12014 Major General Edward James Milford CBE DSO, Chief of Staff, AMF; NX396 Brigadier William John Victor Windeyer CBE DSO ED; WX11519 Private Leslie Thomas Starcevich VC, 2/43rd Australian Infantry Battalion.

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