LAE, NEW GUINEA. 1944-03-30. TX1019 PRIVATE C. HILL (FOREGROUND), AND T30174 PRIVATE K. J. ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Lae
Accession Number 071861
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Fraser, A L
Date made 30 March 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

LAE, NEW GUINEA. 1944-03-30. TX1019 PRIVATE C. HILL (FOREGROUND), AND T30174 PRIVATE K. J. EVERETT (BACKGROUND), MEMBERS OF THE 55TH BULK ISSUE PETROL AND OIL DEPOT PLATOON, TIGHTEN THE BUNGS ON EMPTY 44 GALLON PETROL DRUMS. THIS IS A NECESSARY ACTION TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF SHIPPING BY PREVENTING THE ESCAPE OF EXPLOSIVE PETROL FUMES.