Informal portrait of 3/6344 Corporal (Cpl) G 'Taffy' Shaw, of Annerley Qld, 1st Battalion, The ...

Accession Number CUN/60/0048/MC
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Maker Cunneen, William James
Place made Malaya
Date made c 1960
Conflict Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal portrait of 3/6344 Corporal (Cpl) G 'Taffy' Shaw, of Annerley Qld, 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), getting acquainted with Tiger, a 115 pound German Shepherd patrol dog, the newest recruit for 1RAR in the battle against Communist terrorists. Cpl Shaw, a former British army instructor in dog handling techniques, trains the tracking team dogs based at the forward tactical command post at Grik.

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