|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base|
Cunneen, William James
|Place made||Malaya: Perak, Sungei Siput|
|Date made||29 September 1960|
Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Armed with a 7.62mm L1A1 self loading rifle (SLR), 1/410499 Private (Pte) Allan P Wigg (left), ...
Armed with a 7.62mm L1A1 self loading rifle (SLR), 1/410499 Private (Pte) Allan P Wigg (left), aged 23, of Bundaberg, Qld, B Company (B Coy), 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), conducting a security check as he inspects the pass of an unidentified Indian employee (right with bicycle) at the main entrance to the B Coy base camp at Sungei Siput, Northern Malaya. Pte Wigg was formerly a forestry worker and has been with 1RAR since October 1959.