Three members from 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), on the alert as they ...

Accession Number CUN/65/0723/MC
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
Maker Cunneen, William James
Place made Borneo: Sarawak
Date made c 1965
Conflict Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Three members from 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), on the alert as they conduct an early morning patrol alongside a small stream. Identified, front to back: 2411349 Lance Corporal (LCpl) Andre L Dor, of Woy Woy, NSW; Private Oscar Johnson, of Port Adelaide, SA; Lulut, an Iban tracker from the Sarawak Rangers. Such patrols are routine to members of (3RAR) who are positioned at a forward base only a few miles from the Sarawak-Kalimantan (Indonesian) border. LCpl Dor is armed with an Owen machine carbine and Pte Johnson and Lulut are both carrying L1A1 self loading rifles (SLR).

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