2nd AIF in Perth march

Unit 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Accession Number F01122
Collection type Film
Measurement 9 min 19 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Western Australia, Northam, Australia: Western Australia, Perth
Date made 4 March 1941-7 March 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

2/4 Machine Gun Battalion march a total of 61 miles in four stages from Northam to and through Perth. The object was to test the physical fitness and endurance of the personnel and officers of the Battalion and to test the efficiency of the Battalion's motor transport and administration personnel. Major General James Murdock Archer Durrant takes the salute at march past in Perth. Lieutenant Colonel M J Anketell Commanding Officer 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion.

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