Probably VIC, 1940. GROUP PORTRAIT OF MEMBERS OF 2/3RD LIGHT ANTI-AIRCRAFT REGIMENT (LAA), ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY (RAA), 1ST AUSTRALIAN CORPS. THEY WEAR GAS MASK BAGS, WITH STEEL HELMETS AT THE ...
ID numberP01253.002
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionProbably VIC, 1940. GROUP PORTRAIT OF MEMBERS OF 2/3RD LIGHT ANTI-AIRCRAFT REGIMENT (LAA), ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY (RAA), 1ST AUSTRALIAN CORPS. THEY WEAR GAS MASK BAGS, WITH STEEL HELMETS AT THE FEET OF THE MEN IN THE FRONT ROW. MANY FROM THIS REGIMENT WERE DROWNED 1941-05 DURING THE EVACUATION OF CRETE. IDENTIFIED IS THOMAS MCNAMARA (SECOND ROW FROM FRONT, FIFTH FROM LEFT). OTHERS ARE: V.C. FOSTER, E.J. DAWELL, P.J. HANNAN, T. ROSE, T.N. KENNEDY, J. EINSIEDEL, F.C. JEFFS, J.F. BARKER, L.H. YOUNG, H.P. SANDFORD, C. HOSKING, C. KILMORE, L.G. PAYNE, E.B. PREISER, C.J. O'MEARA, J. MELDRUM(?), THOMAS P. JAMES, PHILLIPS, CHADWICK, HENRY. (DONOR M. LUCAS)