Malaya. 1941-03. Private Bob Clifton of 2/19th Battalion holds the chain that is attached to ...

Unit 2/19th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Asia: Malaya
Accession Number P00102.026
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Malaya. 1941-03. Private Bob Clifton of 2/19th Battalion holds the chain that is attached to `Joey' a blue flyer kangaroo. Joey was the mascot of one of the Australian Units in Malaya. He was smuggled into the country in a box labelled "Medical Supplies".