Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) John Linton Treloar on board ship being evacuated from ...

Accession Number P03568.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made April 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) John Linton Treloar on board ship being evacuated from Greece. Director of the Australian War Memorial, he was granted leave from his position to assume the role of Liaison Officer between the Department of Information, Memorial Board and AIF (Middle East) from 20 February 1941 and 10 October 1941. His role was to 'control and co-ordinate the collection of material for inclusion in the Memorial'. (Image from 3DRL 6587 held in the Research Centre, AWM)

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