KOEPANG, TIMOR 1945-10-02. TIMFORCE. THREE MILES EAST OF KOEPANG, ON THE ROAD TO PENFOEI IS A ...

Unit Timor Force
Place Asia: Timor, Koepang
Accession Number 120074
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

KOEPANG, TIMOR 1945-10-02. TIMFORCE. THREE MILES EAST OF KOEPANG, ON THE ROAD TO PENFOEI IS A CEMETERY IN WHICH A NUMBER OF AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS WERE BURIED. THE CEMETERY WAS CARED FOR BY TWO AUSTRALIAN PADRES. ON ONE OF THE MEMORIAL TABLETS ONE OF THE PADRES HAD CARVED THE IMMORTAL LINES OF LAWRENCE BINYON. (PHOTOGRAPHER K. B. DAVIS)