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ID number F07109
Title 15 Australian Infantry Brigade military gymkhana
Collection Film
Object type To be confirmed
Maker McKechnie, Frank
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Donadabu
Date made 1 January 1944
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 2 min 40 sec
Video Download video 11.88 MB
Note Open

Description

The 15th Australian Infantry Brigade's military gymkhana was held on the Donadabu Sports ground on New Year's Day 1944. The Commander New Guinea Force, NX8 Lieutenant General Sir Leslie Morshead KCB, KBE, CMG, DSO, ED and Major General E J Milford DSO attended. VX132876 Private Sydney Redmond Tudor 57/60th Battalion, winner of the wood chop. Four and forty yards event, won by VX137507 Corporal Ronald Walter Leishman.

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