Lieutenant General Sir Horace Robertson (left), Commander in Chief, British Commonwealth ...

Accession Number HOBJ2184
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Hobson, Phillip Oliver
Place made Japan: Kure
Date made c April 1951
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

Lieutenant General Sir Horace Robertson (left), Commander in Chief, British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) and Administrative Commander of BCOF in Japan and Korea, has just left the liner Taiyuan with his wife, Lady Robertson (front, wearing dark hat). On the wharf they are being met by an unidentified Australian Army officer, A Royal Australian Army Nursing Service (RAANS) sister and a civilian woman (obscured). Two crew members are watching from the deck of the ship.