|Object type||Black & white - Film copy negative|
|Place made||Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Cape Gloucester|
|Date made||15 April 1944|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Collection relating to the service of 432886 Edward Philip Telford Simpson
An unidentified member of B Flight, No. 4 (Tactical Reconnaissance) Squadron RAAF, confers the `Order of the Pig's Arse and Six Bars' upon Captain Art Claffy, a member of the United States Marines attached to 4 TAC/R as a Liaison Officer. The Order was presented during a ceremony which was designed to relieve monotony. Standing in the background is Flight Lieutenant Tom King, Officer Commanding.