KUALA BELAIT, BORNEO, 14 JULY 1945. MEMBERS OF D COMPANY, 2/17 INFANTRY BATTALION TRAVELLED UP ...

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Accession Number 112080
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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KUALA BELAIT, BORNEO, 14 JULY 1945. MEMBERS OF D COMPANY, 2/17 INFANTRY BATTALION TRAVELLED UP THE BARAM RIVER, ABOUT 80 MILES, IN THREE LANDING CRAFT MECHANISED ESCORTED BY ONE FLAK BOAT AND HMAS TIGERSNAKE, TO OCCUPY THE TOWN OF MURUDI AND SURROUNDING AREA. SHOWN, CORPORAL A G SMITH OF 18 PLATOON, SITTING ON A LOG WAITING TO GO ABOARD.