STASS, SARAWAK, 1966. PRIVATE MICHAEL O'DEA OF THE 4TH BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT ...

Unit 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Places
Accession Number P01654.008
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966
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STASS, SARAWAK, 1966. PRIVATE MICHAEL O'DEA OF THE 4TH BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT (4RAR), CLEANING A BREN GUN OUTSIDE A BUNKER AT CAMP STASS NEAR SARAWAK'S BORDER WITH THE INDONESIAN PROVINCE OF KALIMANTAN IN BORNEO. THE MARKS ON HIS LEGS ARE AN ANTISEPTIC PREPARATION THAT HE HAS APPLIED TO MOSQUITO BITES SUSTAINED ON A RECENT PATROL IN THE JUNGLE.