SOPUTA, NEW GUINEA. 1943-09-29. THE FIRING PARTY SALUTES AS THE COFFIN AND PALL BEARERS PASS ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Soputa
Accession Number 057296
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Buchanan, Robert John
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

SOPUTA, NEW GUINEA. 1943-09-29. THE FIRING PARTY SALUTES AS THE COFFIN AND PALL BEARERS PASS THROUGH THEIR RANKS DURING THE FUNERAL OF BRIGADIER (BRIG) R. B. SUTHERLAND. THE PALL BEARERS ARE: VX289 BRIG R. BIERWIRTH OBE; NX171 BRIG A. TORR DSO; WX5 BRIG R. L. SANDOVER ED; COLONEL (COL) B. PEYTON, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE; VX18 COL A. D. MOLLOY; WX1546 COL G. MAITLAND DSO DCM; NX346 COL A. R. GARRETT; NX179 COL E. A. COLEMAN ED.