Josiah Francis, Australian Minister for the Army is on a tour of Australian forces in Japan and ...

Accession Number LEEJ0143
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Maker Lee, Douglas Herbert
Place made Japan
Date made c 31 December 1951
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
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

Josiah Francis, Australian Minister for the Army is on a tour of Australian forces in Japan and Korea in December 1951. During his trip he is inspecting troops, conditions and equipment, as well as meeting with senior officers with the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) and the British Commonwealth Forces Korea (BCFK). At a New Year's Eve dinner attended by Mr Francis (out of picture), Brigadier B E Alderson, BCOF Finance Advisor (centre) talks with unidentified guests.