An informal group portrait of Company Commanders of 2/19th Battalion on reconnaissance near ...

Place Asia: Malaya, Negri Sembilan, Seremban
Accession Number P00102.045
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Seremban
Date made August 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

An informal group portrait of Company Commanders of 2/19th Battalion on reconnaissance near Seremban, sitting on the ground talking. Left to right: NX34993 Major (Maj) E. H. J. (Bert) Bradley, `C' Company, killed in action on 12 February 1942; Maj T. G. (Tom) Vincent, `D' Company, who was awarded the Military Cross (MC), and was killed in action on 9 February 1942; Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) R. F. (Roley) Oakes, `A' Company; Lt Col Charles Anderson, Commanding Officer. Lt Col Anderson was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) for his leadership in the Malayan campaign.