Hobson, Phillip Oliver
|Place made||Korea: 38th Parallel|
|Date made||December 1953|
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Korea. December 1953. Back view of 2401363 Private (Pte) William 'Bill' Seraphina, the most ...
Korea. December 1953. Back view of 2401363 Private (Pte) William 'Bill' Seraphina, the most tattooed man in the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), of St Marys, NSW, and previously of Montrose, Scotland. Pte Seraphina migrated to Australia with his family in 1951. During his adventurous life he chased smugglers on the China Coast, visited 78 different countries and was interned by the Japanese in the Second World War. He collected his famous tattooing in Egypt, England, India, Hong Kong and Japan.