HIGITURA, NEW GUINEA. 1944-04-27. VX88782 SERGEANT R M KEAM, OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER, MILITARY ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail
Accession Number 072699
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

HIGITURA, NEW GUINEA. 1944-04-27. VX88782 SERGEANT R M KEAM, OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER, MILITARY HISTORY SECTION, ATTACHED TO NEW GUINEA FORCE, WITH A CAMP MASCOT. THE DALMATIAN, WHO JOINED AN INFANTRY UNIT AS A PUP, SERVED THROUGH THE KOKODA CAMPAIGN AND NOW HOLDS THE RANK OF WARRANT OFFICER I, AFTER ONCE RECEIVING A REDUCTION TO THE RANK OF PRIVATE FOR BARKING ON AN INOPPORTUNE OCCASION.