C. 1965. PRIVATE (PTE) L R DOWNES DURING A ROUTE MARCH. PTE DOWNES WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION 17 ...

Unit 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number P01395.006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1965
Conflict Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright unknown - orphaned work

Description

C. 1965. PRIVATE (PTE) L R DOWNES DURING A ROUTE MARCH. PTE DOWNES WAS LATER KILLED IN ACTION 17 MAY 1965 WHEN HE STEPPED ON A MINE WHICH EXPLODED KILLING HIM AND SERGEANT V P VELLA DURING OPERATIONS CONDUCTED BY 3RD BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT (3RAR), IN BORNEO.