Imjin River area, Korea, 1952-04. Informal outdoors portrait of 3/37672 Lieutenant (Lt) Laurence Bonaventure (Laurie) Ryan, Platoon Commander, 1 Platoon, 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal ...

Accession Number P02208.026
Collection type Photograph
Title Imjin River area, Korea, 1952-04. Informal outdoors portrait of 3/37672 Lieutenant (Lt) Laurence Bonaventure (Laurie) Ryan, Platoon Commander, 1 Platoon, 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal ...
Object types Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Shelton, Jeffrey James
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Imjin River area, Korea, 1952-04. Informal outdoors portrait of 3/37672 Lieutenant (Lt) Laurence Bonaventure (Laurie) Ryan, Platoon Commander, 1 Platoon, 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), in a reserve area near the Imjin River. Lt Ryan, who is holding a towel in one hand and a glass of water in the other, was later missing presumed killed in action (KIA) on 1952-07-13. Behind him (left), a large box and two jerry cans stand in front of a sandbagged command post.