Arrival of Major General D T Cowan and BRIN Division troops at Kure Japan

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Accession Number F07449
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 40 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Military History Section, BCOF
Place made Japan: Kure
Date made 30 March 1946
Access Open
Conflict British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

On 30 March 1946, the British troopship Dunera carrying the first large contingent of the British and Indian Division, arrived at Kure Naval base from Bombay. Commanding the Division was Major General D T Cowan. At 11.00 hours the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders Regiment disembarked from the Dunera and marched through Kure, led by the Regimental Pipe Band. Also identified: Brigadier (Brig) Anderson; Brigadier G H Clifton DSO ME; Lieutenant General J Northcott.

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