The Australian battle ensign of HMAS Hobart is hoisted up the foremast at dawn. Signalman Keith ...

Unit HMAS Hobart (1938-1955)
Accession Number P02497.040
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal
Date made 7 August 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

The Australian battle ensign of HMAS Hobart is hoisted up the foremast at dawn. Signalman Keith John Johnson had secured the flag to the mast to prevent it dipping and indicating surrender.

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