|Place made||New Guinea1: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail, Uberi|
|Date made||16 August 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Group portrait of 9 Platoon, A Company, 2/14th Infantry Battalion on the Kokoda Trail. ...
Group portrait of 9 Platoon, A Company, 2/14th Infantry Battalion on the Kokoda Trail. Identified, left to right, back row: L A Bear; VX15468 Warrant Acting Officer Class 2 John Alexander Lochhead of Mildura, Vic, (killed in action on 29 November 1942 in New Guinea); K T McWilliam; W C Dixon; VX23389 Private (Pte) D H Smith (presumed dead on 20 August 1942 in Papua); VX23597 Corporal (Cpl) L D Deeley MM (awarded the Military Medal on 12 February 1942, presumed dead on 30 August 1942; VX38131 Pte D W Smith, (presumed dead on 30 August 1942 in Papua); TX5334 Pte Charles George Moffatt (presumed dead on 30 August 1942 in Papua, killed with Cpl LD Deeley MM as they were both in the Section sent down the track to clear the enemy); M M Turnbull; W C Ferguson. Centre: W R D Smith; G E Urquhart; E P Silver; W C Parfrey; J S Thomas; A A Villinger; VX62637 Pte John Anthony Whellans of St Kilda, Vic, (killed in action on 30 August 1942 in Papua); D A Thompson; D J O'Connor. Front: C E Clifford; L A Delaporte; E L Hughes; VX32903 Lieutenant William Prescott Cox, (killed in action on 29 August 1942 in Papua); F J Parsons; B G Wilson; VX18629 Pte Harry Saunders, of Allansford, Vic, (killed in action on 29 November 1942 in Papua); VX19139 Pte Bruce Steel Kingsbury, of Armadale, Vic, (killed in action on 29 August 1942 in Papua for which he was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross (VC) on 9 Feb 1943); E J Jobe; A R Avery.