CAPTAIN W. DAVIES AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL W.A. RUSSELL, COMMANDING OFFICER 8 FIELD AMBULANCE, ...

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Accession Number 097023
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Freeman, William Harry
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville, Central Bougainville, Numa Numa
Date made 19 September 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

CAPTAIN W. DAVIES AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL W.A. RUSSELL, COMMANDING OFFICER 8 FIELD AMBULANCE, MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN SURRENDER PARTY FROM HEADQUARTERS 2 CORPS WITH MAJOR GENERAL K. KIJIMA AND STAFF BENEATH THE WELCOME SIGN ON NUMA NUMA BEACH. THE SURRENDER PARTY IS AT NUMA NUMA PLANTATION TO DISCUSS MEDICAL ARRANGEMENTS AND SURRENDER DETAILS WITH THE JAPANESE.