|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
Hobson, Phillip Oliver
|Place made||Japan: Kure|
|Date made||10 November 1951|
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Kure, Japan. At his farewell speech to British and Dominion troops at Anzac Park, Kure, ...
Kure, Japan. At his farewell speech to British and Dominion troops at Anzac Park, Kure, Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Sir Horace Robertson (at the microphone), says goodbye to troops of his Japanese command. Lt Gen Robertson has been Commander in Chief of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) since 1946. Next to Lt Gen Robertson is his successor, Lt Gen W Bridgeford (right). Left to right, second row are: Commander C J Stevenson (RAN), Brigadier (Brig) R H Batten (British Commonwealth Forces Korea (BCFK)),Brig R S Park (New Zealand Kay Force), Brig B E Alderson (Australian Financial Advisor), Lieutenant Colonel G C Corbauld (25 Canadian Rifleman Group) and Group Captain A G Carr (RAAF).