New Guinea. Gunner (Gnr) Jim Scott of Tamworth, NSW, Gnr Jack McGufficke of Manard, NSW, and Gnr ...

Accession Number 016999
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Fitzpatrick, Samuel James Henry Herbert (Jim)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 26 April 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

New Guinea. Gunner (Gnr) Jim Scott of Tamworth, NSW, Gnr Jack McGufficke of Manard, NSW, and Gnr Arthur Mackenzie of Kurrajong, Qld. Three soldiers on patrol waist deep through the swamps holding their rifles above water. There is 60,000 square miles of these swamps, much of which the Aussies keep under constant surveillance by patrols.

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