Informal portrait of four soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR) enjoying a drink at the Shinjuku Beer Hall in Tokyo, left to right: 2400654 Private (Pte) Gerald James ...
ID numberP04436.003
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Place madeJapan: Tokyo
Date made1952
DescriptionInformal portrait of four soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR) enjoying a drink at the Shinjuku Beer Hall in Tokyo, left to right: 2400654 Private (Pte) Gerald James Longley, of Yass, NSW; probably 11909 Pte Raymond John C Smith, originally of Bournemouth, England; 310764 Pte Edward Francis (Ted) Olivant, of Leicester, England, and 2401173 Pte Edmund George ‘Sonny’ Bourke, 2RAR, of Langley Vale, NSW, who is presumed dead missing in action on 7 June 1953 in Korea.