An Iraqi woman passes three Australian soldiers, probably from the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), on piquet duty outside the former Australian Embassy residence. Watering the ...
ID numberP04101.888
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
MakerParker, David Dare
Place madeIraq: Baghdad
Date made18 May 2003
DescriptionAn Iraqi woman passes three Australian soldiers, probably from the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), on piquet duty outside the former Australian Embassy residence. Watering the shrubs is the former Embassy gardener. During Operation Falconer, 2RAR formed part of the Australian Security Detachment (SECDET) responsible for providing protection to Australian Diplomats in Iraq. 2RAR operated in the Middle East as part of the Australian commitment to the coalition forces assembled to disarm Iraq.