Mr Francis' visit to Japan & Korea December 1951 DPR/S/8

Accession Number F07531
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 23 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Lee, Douglas Herbert
Place made Japan, Korea
Date made December 1951
Access Open
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


The Australian Minister for the Army the Honourable Josiah Francis arrived at Iwakuni on 20 December 1951 to begin a tour of Australian forces in Japan and Korea. He spent Christmas Day with 3 RAR troops in Korea. The Minister's party included Mr F R Sinclair, secretary for the Department of the Army, Mr C A Nicol, Director Public Relations and Mr Mils, Private Secretary to the Minister. Other identified personnel include: O316 Group Captain Anthony George Carr, AFC Commander 91 (Composite) Wing RAAF, Wing Commander K S Hennock, 36 (VX38969) DFC Lieutenant General William Bridgeford & Brigadier Rockingham.

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