PAPUA, NEW GUINEA. 1942-10. PLANNING THE CAMPAIGN MOVES FROM THE ADVANCED HEADQUARTERS AT NAURO ...

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Accession Number 027070
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 nitrate
Maker Fisher, Thomas
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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PAPUA, NEW GUINEA. 1942-10. PLANNING THE CAMPAIGN MOVES FROM THE ADVANCED HEADQUARTERS AT NAURO IN THE OWEN STANLEY RANGES. LEFT TO RIGHT:- LIEUTENANT-COLONEL S.J. BLEECHMORE, COMMANDING ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS, CORPS TROOPS, CAPTAIN R.M WILSON, 2/14TH FIELD COMPANY, CORPS TROOPS, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS, AND BRIGADIER K.W. EATHER, COMMANDING 25TH INFANTRY BRIGADE. THE LATTER WAS IN CHARGE OF THE ADVANCING BRIGADE AND WAS DISCUSSING ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN ORDER TO BRING SUPPLIES TO FORWARD TROOPS.