P00850.003

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ID number P00850.003
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Maker Wade-Ferrell, T (Photographer)
Physical description Black & white

Description

Singapore, c. 1982. A brass plaque commemorating Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan, former CO of the 2/30th Infantry battalion, who had commanded AIF prisoners of war (POWs) in Malaya during World War 2. The memorial plaque, featuring the 'Rising Sun' badge, is mounted on the wall of Changi Chapel. It reads: 'In memory of Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan DSO OBE ISO ED formerly Commanding Officer of 2/30 Battalion A.I.F. and Commander A.I.F. prisoners of war Malaya 1942-1945. Born 11th January 1897. Died 20th April 1971. Lest we forget.' (Donor T. Wade-Ferrell) (Original print held with Private Records PR86/238)