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ID number P09453.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file JPEG
Maker Unknown (Photographer)
Date made 1952


Informal portrait of, left to right: 25495 Private (Pte) Ronald James (Ron) Porto, 25124 Pte Reginald Donald Rootes and 'Charlie' (unidentified), members of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR) who served together during the Korean War. On 11 December 1952 during Operation Fauna, Pte Rootes was listed as assumed missing, presumed killed in action.