Informal portrait of SX21753 Sergeant (Sgt) Colin Douglas Simper and his wife Irene on their wedding day, 12 January 1941. The couple met at a dance at the Palais, Semaphore Beach, SA. Sgt Simper ...
ID numberP04215.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made12 January 1941
DescriptionInformal portrait of SX21753 Sergeant (Sgt) Colin Douglas Simper and his wife Irene on their wedding day, 12 January 1941. The couple met at a dance at the Palais, Semaphore Beach, SA. Sgt Simper of the 2/48th Battalion, of Clarendon, SA, also served with the 43/48th Battalion, Citizens Military Forces. He was promoted to lieutenant on 23 October 1943 and died of wounds on 9 June 1945 in Borneo. He is buried at the Tarakan War Cemetery. See also P03039.001.