Brook Island trials (MC30)

Accession Number F05747
Collection type Film
Measurement 27 min 20 sec
Object type Training and Technical films
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Maker Adams, S H
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, North Brook Island
Date made March 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This film portrays a Mustard Gas attack carried out on Brook Island under the direction of the following officers. Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel F S Gorill; Officer in charge of the trial Dr A H Ennor, Munitions Supply Laboratories; Physiology Mr J W Legge, Munitions Supply Laboratories; Chemistry Mr C H Purkis; Meteorolgy Mr F Pasquill CDES Porton; Transport Captain H E Skipper CWS Edgewood Arsenal. Assisted by officers and men of the Australian Military Forces, RAAF, United States Amphibian Engineers and by women of the Australian Women's Army Service and Australian Army Medical Women's Service.

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