POW leaving Changi prison, visit of Major General Dempsey & Changi area, funeral of three POW
|Title||POW leaving Changi prison, visit of Major General Dempsey & Changi area, funeral of three POW|
|Object type||To be confirmed|
|Maker||McKechnie, Frank (Cinematographer)|
|Place made||Singapore: Changi|
|Date made||21 September 1945|
|Measurement||3 min 26 sec|
|Video||Download video 15.1 MB|
Members of 2/26 Australian Infantry Battalion, 2/12 Field Company and 8 Australian Division Signals shown leaving Changi prison by truck for Singapore wharf and home. Funeral of three POWs who died in 2/14 Australian General Hospital shortly before they were due to return home. Members of 2/29 Battalion (ex POWs) formed a guard of honour for the dead. Visit of Major General Dempsey, General Officer Commanding 14 British Army to hospital during his tour of inspection of the Changi Gaol area. Chaplain G A Beatty of Sydney, NSW, giving the last blessing over the graves. NX70416 Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Gallagher Galleghan DSO ED, senior Australian officer at Changi prison, formerly CO of 2/30 Battalion.
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