Kure, Japan. At his farewell speech to British and Dominion troops at Anzac Park, Kure, ...

Accession Number HOBJ2570
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Hobson, Phillip Oliver
Place made Japan: Kure
Date made 10 November 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

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).