Lieutenant General Robertson visits base units

Accession Number F07470
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 41 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Cartledge, Ronald Selby
Place made Japan
Date made 2 August 1946
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Accompanied by Brigadier (Brig) W Wilson, CO British Commonwealth Base, the Commander in Chief BCOF visited units under Base Command, meeting unit officers and inspecting the facilities in the area. Afterwards he continued his inspection at Hiro with 26 (N392 )Brig Ronald Nicholas Lamond Hopkins CBE, CO 34th Australian Infantry Brigade. He visited units in the following order, meeting the OC's and making a brief inspection of the camp facilities. Also identified: VX45138 Lieutenant (Lt) William Leslie Fisher, Adjutant of 1st Australian Armoured Car Squadron; Lt General Robertson; VX1350 Major (Maj) Hector Stanley Harper; VX1238 Lt Jack Clarke Morris, 28th Australian Field Company, RAE; OC Maj H T Hunt, RIE; Drum Major Sergeant Silk; NX12217 Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) George Edward Colvin DSO; Brig A G Wilson, Commander British Commonwealth Base; NX76191 Maj Joseph Francis Read, OC 41 Advanced Supply Depot; NX12300 CO Lt Col Donald Ferguson Wiley, HQ Signals BCOF; NX34749 Colonel Donald Roy Cullen; NX145756 Sergeant Edward Reginald McGinn at 1 Australian Area Workshops; VX45133 Lt Col Joseph Charles Turner; NX10169 Maj R J McLachlan; QX41726 Captain (Capt) J W Keane, CO; NX125686 Lt Robert John Allen; 307578 Capt J W G Dodds, OC 362 PBS Platoon (RASC) Capt C E Robertson.

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