P01451.002

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Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P01451.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Unknown (Photographer)
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Cowra
Date made August 1944

Description

Funeral procession along the main street of Privates C. H. Shepherd, Ralph Jones and Benjamin Gower Hardy, all of the 22nd Garrison Battalion. They were killed repelling the Japanese outbreak at the 12th Australian prisoner of war (POW) camp at Cowra, NSW, on 5 August 1944. Hardy and Jones were posthumously awarded the George Cross 1 September 1950.