A wounded Australian soldier has his cigarette lit by Salvation Army Chaplain Albert Moore, padre ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail
Accession Number 013287
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative other
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made New Guinea, New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail, Menari
Date made 22 September 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

A wounded Australian soldier has his cigarette lit by Salvation Army Chaplain Albert Moore, padre to the 2/14th Battalion. The soldier on the stretcher is VX51106 Lieutenant Valentine G. Gardner, D Company, 2/14th Battalion. An unidentified soldier on the left having a drink has a bandaged head and is carrying a staff. A Papuan stretcher bearer (popularly known as a Fuzzy Wuzzy Angel) is behind the stretcher. (Frame enlargement from AWM films, F01212 or F01582 taken by Damien Parer).