|Object type||Black & white - Film copy negative acetate|
Halmarick, Colin Thomas
|Place made||Malaya: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur|
|Date made||4 June 1957|
Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A Torres Strait Islander, Corporal (Cpl) Charles Mene, 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian ...
A Torres Strait Islander, Corporal (Cpl) Charles Mene, 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), receiving the Military Medal from the British High Commissioner to the Federation of Malay States, Sir Douglas MacGillivray, in the grounds of king's house. Cpl Mene was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in Korea during Operation Blaze, an attack by A Company, 1 Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), on Chinese positions on Hill 227 on 2 July 1952.