Imjin River area, Korea, 1952-04. Informal outdoors portrait of 3/37672 Lieutenant (Lt) Laurence ...

Unit 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Place Asia: Korea, Jamestown Line Area, Imjin River Area
Accession Number P02208.026
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Shelton, Jeffrey James
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Imjin River area, Korea, 1952-04. Informal outdoors portrait of 3/37672 Lieutenant (Lt) Laurence Bonaventure (Laurie) Ryan, Platoon Commander, 1 Platoon, 'A' Company, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), in a reserve area near the Imjin River. Lt Ryan, who is holding a towel in one hand and a glass of water in the other, was later missing presumed killed in action (KIA) on 1952-07-13. Behind him (left), a large box and two jerry cans stand in front of a sandbagged command post.