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 ...
ID numberLEEJ0143
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
MakerLee, Douglas Herbert
Place madeJapan
Date madec 31 December 1951
DescriptionJosiah 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.