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 ...
ID numberHOBJ2570
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerHobson, Phillip Oliver
Place madeJapan: Kure
Date made10 November 1951
DescriptionKure, 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).