|Place made||Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville|
|Date made||27 April 2000|
PNG [Bougainville] (PMG), 1998-2003
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Kaino Village. Private Kent Strout, Royal Australian Infantry (RAINF), administering first aid ...
Kaino Village. Private Kent Strout, Royal Australian Infantry (RAINF), administering first aid to a child at a temporary first aid post. He and Warrant Officer Arnold Vira a soldier from Vanuatu (right) were members of a multinational patrol under the command of the Peace Monitoring Group (PMG). The child's head had been split open when his sister hit him with a bush knife (machete), children are armed at the age of three years.