SINGAPORE, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1943-09. MEMBERS OF "OPERATION JAYWICK", "Z" SPECIAL UNIT, ...

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Accession Number 067336
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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SINGAPORE, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1943-09. MEMBERS OF "OPERATION JAYWICK", "Z" SPECIAL UNIT, AUSTRALIAN SERVICES RECONNAISSANCE DEPARTMENT, ON BOARD THE MV. "KRAIT" EN ROUTE FOR JAPANESE OCCUPIED SINGAPORE WHERE A SUCCESSFUL RAID WAS CARRIED OUT ON SHIPPING IN THE HARBOUR BY MEANS OF LIMPET MINES BEING ATTACHED TO THE UNDERSIDE OF VESSELS BY DARING TWO MEN CREWS IN FOLBOATS. HERE THE MEN CAN BE SEEN STAINING THEIR BODIES IN PREPARATION FOR THE RAID. SEEN ARE:- LIEUTENANT H.E. CARSE, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY VOLUNTEER RESERVE (1); ABLE SEAMAN M. BERRYMAN, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (2); NX19158 LIEUTENANT R.C. PAGE, AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE (3); 66175 MAJOR I. LYON, MBE., THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS, OFFICER COMMANDING (4); CORPORAL A.A. CRILLY, AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE (5); ABLE SEAMAN F.W. MARSH, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (6); LEADING TELEGRAPHIST H.S. YOUNG, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (7); ABLE SEAMAN A.W. HUSTON, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (8); ABLE SEAMAN W.G. FALLS, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (9).