Our citizen soldiers

Accession Number F00207
Collection type Film
Measurement 10 min 9 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/colour (Eastman)/sound
Maker Ryan, Greg
Brown, Arthur
Raymond, Geoff
Thompson, Geoffrey
Johnson, Ted
Wagstaff, Vernon
Place made Australia: Tasmania
Date made 1960s
Access Open
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Army organisation period 1961-
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

A promotional film on the Citizen Military Forces featuring men from the 1st Battalion Royal Tasmanian Regiment. Individuals named and shown are: Major Ray Milton, Major Bruce Riddle, Doug Turner, Sergeant Gary Sidebottom, Staff Sergeant Terry Shearing, Staff Sergeant Jim Burr, Chris Bowen, Sergeant Ray Cooper, Sergeant Don Butler, Lance Corporal Rod Williams and Private Carl Brown. Shows members of the regiment on a weekend bush wack in a district where limestone caves have been dicovered. The soldiers are called by the Police Emergency Rescue Unit to assist in rescuing an injured bushwalker from a cave.

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