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ID number P02952.007
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Date made c 1936


Port Stephens, NSW. c. 1936. Signallers demonstrating the operation of a W/T "A" wireless set to Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) (later Brigadier) Frederick Gallagher (Black Jack) Galleghan, Commanding Officer 17th Battalion, The North Sydney Regiment. From left to right: unidentified (on motorcycle), Signalman Hud Lansey, Captain (later Colonel) R. L. Savage, Lt Col Gallaghan, unidentified (obscured). The BSA motorcyle and commercial side car would have been owned by a civilian (possibly the Signalman sitting on it) and hired to the Citizen Military Forces for training exercises. (Donor Defence Information System Centre)