Members of the Darwin Garrison prepare a 6 inch Mark XI Counter Bombardment gun at Emery Point ...

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Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin
Accession Number P02024.028
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 19 May 1934
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Members of the Darwin Garrison prepare a 6 inch Mark XI Counter Bombardment gun at Emery Point for proof firing. An official party including the Chief of General Staff Major General Sir Julius Bruche, Lieutenant Colonel Harry Charles Bundock, GSO 1 [Artillery]; the Chief Ordnance Mechanical Engineer Major Wright and the unofficial guest Brigadier General (BrigGen) McNicoll. BrigGen McNicholl was the father of Lt R R McNicoll, then in Darwin serving with the Engineers as part of the Garrison, a major in the Militia and a Member of Parliament.