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 ...
ID numberP01395.006
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerUnknown
Date madec 1965
DescriptionC. 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.